S. 3579 (112th): Voter Integrity Protection Act

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Sep 20, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3579

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 20, 2012

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make voting in a Federal election by an unlawfully present alien an aggravated felony and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Voter Integrity Protection Act.

2.

Unlawful voting

(a)

Aggravated felony

Paragraph (43) of section 101(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)) is amended—

(1)

in subparagraph (T), by striking and at the end;

(2)

in subparagraph (U), by striking the period at the end and inserting a semicolon and and; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following:

(V)

an offense described in section 611 of title 18, United States Code, committed by an alien who is unlawfully present in the United States.

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(b)

Deportable offense

Paragraph (2) of section 237(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1227(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(G)

Voting offenses

Any alien who is unlawfully present in the United States and who knowingly commits a violation of section 611 of title 18, United States Code.

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