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

Introduced:

Jul 8, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Charles “Chuck” Schumer
Senator from New York
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 16, 2009
Length: 66 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1415” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jul 8, 2009
Reported by Committee
Jul 15, 2009

Details

Cosponsors
60 cosponsors (32D, 27R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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