About the bill
- 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.
- Summary (CRS)
5/23/2001--Introduced.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 ...
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May 23, 2001
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1971”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
48 cosponsors (48D)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1971 — 107th Congress: Voting Rights Protection Act of 2001. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr1971
“H.R. 1971 — 107th Congress: Voting Rights Protection Act of 2001.” www.GovTrack.us. 2001. November 24, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr1971>
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