H.R. 5971 (112th): Federal Election Integrity Act of 2012

Introduced:

Jun 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Joe Walsh
Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 19, 2012
Length: 8 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 6408 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 13, 2012

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 6408 (Related)
Federal Election Integrity Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 13, 2012

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History

Introduced
Jun 19, 2012

Details

Cosponsors
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Committee Assignments
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