H.R. 1281 (110th): Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2007


Mar 1, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

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.


Rahm Emanuel

Representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2007
Length: 9 pages

See Instead:

S. 453 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Sep 6, 2007

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit certain deceptive practices in Federal elections, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

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 >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 1, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 29, 2007
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 25, 2007
Passed House

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.


60 cosponsors (60D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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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