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


May 23, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

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


Carrie Meek

Representative for Florida's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 23, 2001
Length: 5 pages

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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 23, 2001

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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