H.R. 1719 (111th): Voter Registration Modernization Act of 2009

Introduced:
Mar 25, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Zoe Lofgren
Representative for California's 16th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Mar 25, 2009
Length
11 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 25, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 25, 2009
Referred to Committee Mar 25, 2009
 
Full Title

To amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 and the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to promote the use of the Internet by State and local election officials in carrying out voter registration activities, and for other purposes.

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3/25/2009--Introduced.
Voter Registration Modernization Act of 2009 - Amends the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA) to direct states to ensure the availability of the Internet for online voter registration.
Amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA) to direct the appropriate state or local election official to ensure the availability of the Internet for updating voter registration information.
Amends NVRA to allow a voter registration applicant to provide his or her email address on the appropriate form to receive voting information.
Requires states to consider an applicant to have provided a valid voter registration form if he or she has provided all necessary information to demonstrate eligibility to vote.
Allows a state to use a HAVA requirements payment to carry out the new NVRA requirements imposed by this Act.

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