H.Res. 799 (112th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that it is not a violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment for a State to extend particular consideration to members of the uniformed services and overseas citizens to ensure that such individuals are able to exercise their rights to vote in elections for public office.


Sep 20, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Turner

Representative for Ohio's 3rd congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

9/20/2012--Introduced.Affirms that it is U.S. policy to provide for the ability of members of the uniformed services to exercise their constitutional right to vote and acknowledges that particular consideration be ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 20, 2012

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 799”). A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.


11 cosponsors (11R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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