H.R. 841 (109th): Continuity in Representation Act of 2005
Feb 16, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 3, 2005 but was never passed by the Senate.
James Sensenbrenner Jr.
Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 19, 2005
Length: 10 pages
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To require States to hold special elections to fill vacancies in the House of Representatives not later than 49 days after the vacancy is announced by the Speaker of the House of Representatives in extraordinary circumstances.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 841 — 109th Congress: Continuity in Representation Act of 2005. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr841
“H.R. 841 — 109th Congress: Continuity in Representation Act of 2005.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. May 7, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr841>
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