H.R. 5815 (112th): Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2012


May 17, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 17, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Rush Holt

Representative for New Jersey's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 17, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit deceptive practices in Federal elections.

Summary (CRS)

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 >

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May 17, 2012

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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.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 4463 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 7, 2005

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