To secure the Federal voting rights of certain qualified ex-offenders who have served their sentences.
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Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009
Length: 10 pages
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6778 (110th).
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H.R. 59 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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