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Last Action: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 30, 2015.
Mar 1, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 25, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2007
Length: 9 pages
Reported by Committee — Sep 6, 2007
To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit certain deceptive practices in Federal elections, and for other purposes.
6/25/2007--Passed House amended.Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2007 - Amends the federal criminal code to make it unlawful for anyone before or during a federal election to ... Read more >
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Reported by Committee
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The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1281”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1281 — 110th Congress: Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2007. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr1281
“H.R. 1281 — 110th Congress: Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2007.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. October 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr1281>
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