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

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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 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.