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Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on February 26, 2009 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from Connecticut
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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2009
Length: 32 pages
A bill to provide the District of Columbia a voting seat and the State of Utah an additional seat in the House of Representatives.
2/26/2009--Passed Senate amended.TitleI - District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009 - Section2 - Considers the District of Columbia a ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Failed Cloture in the Senate
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Last Action: Sep 18, 2007
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Last Action: Feb 25, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 160 — 111th Congress: District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s160
“S. 160 — 111th Congress: District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s160>
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