S. 528 (111th): Caging Prohibition Act of 2009


Mar 5, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 5, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sheldon Whitehouse

Senator from Rhode Island



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Last Updated: Mar 5, 2009
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prevent voter caging.

Summary (CRS)

3/5/2009--Introduced.Caging Prohibition Act of 2009 - Prohibits state or local election officials from preventing an individual from registering or voting (including by provisional ballot) in any election for federal office, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 5, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 528”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


12 cosponsors (12D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2305 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 5, 2007

H.R. 103 (Related)
Caging Prohibition Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 2009

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