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- Full Title
To amend the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act to direct the Secretary of Defense to collect absentee ballots of absent overseas uniformed services voters for elections for Federal office and deliver the ballots to State election officials prior to the time established for the closing of the polls on the date of the election, and for other purposes.
- Summary (CRS)
4/1/2008--Introduced.Military Voting Protection Act of 2008 - Amends the Uniformed Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act to direct the Secretary of Defense (the Presidential designee) to establish procedures for collecting absentee ...
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Apr 1, 2008
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Jun 10, 2009
Reintroduced Bill —
Reported by Committee
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2393 (111th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5673”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
53 cosponsors (52R, 1D)
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H.R. 2393 (111th)
was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 10, 2009
Military Voting Protection Act of 2008
Last Action: Oct 1, 2008
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5673 — 110th Congress: Military Voting Protection Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5673
“H.R. 5673 — 110th Congress: Military Voting Protection Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. October 7, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5673>
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