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May 1, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on September 18, 2007.
Senator from Connecticut
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Last Updated: Jun 28, 2007
Length: 16 pages
A bill to provide the District of Columbia a voting seat and the State of Utah an additional seat in the House of Representatives.
6/28/2007--Reported to Senate amended.District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007 - Section2 - Considers the District of Columbia a congressional district for purposes of representation in the House ... Read more >
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Failed Cloture in the Senate
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Reintroduced Bill — Passed Senate
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 160 (111th).
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1257”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Last Action: Feb 26, 2009
Last Action: Apr 19, 2007
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1257 — 110th Congress: District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s1257
“S. 1257 — 110th Congress: District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s1257>
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