New Cosponsor — Jul 31, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Lacy Clay [D-MO1]
The bill now has 1 cosponsor (1 Democrat).
May 17, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 17, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New Jersey's 12th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 17, 2012
Length: 9 pages
To prohibit deceptive practices in Federal elections.
5/17/2012--Introduced.Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2012 - Amends the Revised Statutes and federal criminal law to prohibit any person, whether acting under color of law or otherwise, ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4463 (109th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5815”). 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 committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5815 — 112th Congress: Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5815
“H.R. 5815 — 112th Congress: Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5815>
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