Bill Text — Sep 13, 2012
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Jun 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on June 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 19, 2012
Length: 8 pages
To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require each individual who desires to vote in an election for Federal office to provide the appropriate election official with a government-issued photo identification, and for other purposes.
6/19/2012--Introduced.Federal Election Integrity Act of 2012 - Amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to prohibit the appropriate state or local election official from providing a federal election ballot ... Read more >
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5971”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5971 — 112th Congress: Federal Election Integrity Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5971
“H.R. 5971 — 112th Congress: Federal Election Integrity Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5971>
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