New Cosponsor — Mar 30, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Rush Holt [D-NJ12, 1999-2014]
The bill now has 19 cosponsors (19 Democrats).
Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009
Length: 9 pages
To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit certain deceptive practices in Federal elections, and for other purposes.
1/6/2009--Introduced.Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2009 - Amends the federal criminal code to make it unlawful for anyone before or during a federal election to knowingly communicate, ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 97 — 111th Congress: Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr97
“H.R. 97 — 111th Congress: Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr97>
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