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Jul 8, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on July 15, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from New York
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Last Updated: Jul 16, 2009
Length: 66 pages
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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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1415 — 111th Congress: Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1415
“S. 1415 — 111th Congress: Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1415>
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