S. 450 (109th): Count Every Vote Act of 2005


Feb 17, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 17, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Hillary Clinton

Senator from New York



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Last Updated: Feb 17, 2005
Length: 65 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require a voter-verified paper record, to improve provisional balloting, to impose additional requirements under such Act, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/17/2005--Introduced.Count Every Vote Act of 2005 - Amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 with respect to:(1) requirements for voter verification and manual audit capacity;(2) accessibiliity of the voting ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 17, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 450”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (6D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 804 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 7, 2007

H.R. 939 (Related)
Count Every Vote Act of 2005

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 17, 2005

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