To amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to require States to permit individuals to register to vote in an election for Federal office on the date of the election.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 1, 2005
Length: 4 pages
109th Congress (2005–2006)
This bill was introduced on February 1, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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14 Cosponsors (13 Democrats, 1 Independent)
Sep 23, 2003
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3153 (108th).
Feb 1, 2005
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H.R. 496 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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