H.R. 5673 (110th): Military Voting Protection Act of 2008


Apr 1, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 1, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Kevin McCarthy

Representative for California's 22nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 1, 2008
Length: 6 pages

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S. 3073 (same title)
Passed Senate — Oct 1, 2008

About the bill

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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 1, 2008

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

Related Bills

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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

S. 3073 (Related)
Military Voting Protection Act of 2008

Passed Senate
Last Action: Oct 1, 2008

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