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H.R. 1559 (107th): National Voter Anti-Intimidation and Anti-Fraud Election Act of 2001

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To require that general Federal elections be held over the 48-hour period that begins with the first Saturday in November, to prohibit States from preventing citizens who are registered to vote from voting in Federal elections and from carrying out certain law enforcement activities which have the effect of intimidating individuals from voting, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Earl Hilliard

Sponsor. Representative for Alabama's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 24, 2001
Length: 4 pages

Apr 24, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 24, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Apr 24, 2001

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H.R. 1559 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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