S. 1415 (111th): Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act

A bill to amend the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act to ensure that absent uniformed services voters and overseas voters are aware of their voting rights and have a genuine opportunity to register to vote and have their absentee ballots cast and counted, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jul 8, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 15, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles “Chuck” Schumer

Senator from New York



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Last Updated: Jul 16, 2009
Length: 66 pages


Jul 8, 2009

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Jul 15, 2009
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S. 1415 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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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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