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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 19, 2012
Length: 8 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on June 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Jun 19, 2012
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H.R. 5971 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5971. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
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