H.R. 2894 (111th): Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act of 2009


Jun 16, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 16, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Rush Holt

Representative for New Jersey's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 16, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require a voter-verified permanent paper ballot under title III of such Act, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/16/2009--Introduced.Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act of 2009 - Amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA) to revise requirements for the audit capacity of voting systems, particularly those ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 16, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2894”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


97 cosponsors (94D, 3R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 811 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 8, 2007

H.R. 5816 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 17, 2012

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