H.R. 12 (113th): Voter Empowerment Act of 2013

Introduced:

Jan 23, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 23, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Lewis

Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 23, 2013
Length: 200 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To modernize voter registration, promote access to voting for individuals with disabilities, protect the ability of individuals to exercise the right to vote in elections for Federal office, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 23, 2013
 
Introduced

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Cosponsors
179 cosponsors (179D) (show)
Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 5799 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 17, 2012

H.R. 12 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 19, 2015

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