H.R. 1604 (111th): Universal Right to Vote by Mail Act of 2009

To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to allow all eligible voters to vote by mail in Federal elections.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 19, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 10, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Susan Davis

Representative for California's 53rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 16, 2009
Length: 8 pages

History

Mar 19, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 10, 2009
 
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.

H.R. 1604 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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