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H.R. 2687 (107th): Voter Registration Protection Act of 2001

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To prohibit States from denying any individual the right to register to vote for an election for Federal office, or the right to vote in an election for Federal office, on the grounds that the individual has been convicted of a Federal crime, and to amend title 5, United States Code, to establish election day as a legal public holiday by moving the legal public holiday known as Veterans Day to election day in such years.

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Sponsor and status

Earl Hilliard

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

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Last Updated: Jul 31, 2001
Length: 3 pages
Jul 31, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 31, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.



Jul 31, 2001

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H.R. 2687 (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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