H.R. 1971 (107th): Voting Rights Protection Act of 2001

May 23, 2001 (107th Congress, 2001–2002)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Carrie Meek
Representative for Florida's 17th congressional district
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Last Updated
May 23, 2001
5 pages

This bill was introduced on May 23, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced May 23, 2001
Referred to Committee May 23, 2001
Full Title

To amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to require States to give notice and an opportunity for review prior to removing individuals from the official list of eligible voters in elections for Federal office by reason of criminal conviction, and for other purposes.


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48 cosponsors (48D) (show)

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Voting Rights Protection Act of 2001 - Amends the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to prohibit States from removing a registrant from the official list of eligible voters for Federal elections by reason of criminal conviction unless the State provides the registrant with a notice of removal containing:
(1) a statement that the State intends to make the removal;
(2) a description of the reasons for it; and
(3) a statement that the registrant may obtain a review of the removal from an appropriate election official of the State in accordance with specified guidelines.

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