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

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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jun 19, 2012
 
Introduced

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Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments
Elections

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Votes

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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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