H.R. 299: District of Columbia Voting Rights Restoration Act of 2013

Introduced:
Jan 15, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Dana Rohrabacher
Representative for California's 48th congressional district
Party
Republican
Text
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Last Updated
Jan 15, 2013
Length
19 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 597 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 09, 2011

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 15, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Jan 15, 2013
Referred to Committee Jan 15, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

4% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

To restore the Federal electoral rights of the residents of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
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1/15/2013--Introduced.
District of Columbia Voting Rights Restoration Act of 2013 - Restores the right of District of Columbia residents to participate as Maryland residents in congressional elections and presidential elections.
Repeals provisions of: (1) the District of Columbia Delegate Act that establishes the office of District of Columbia Delegate to the House of Representatives, and (2) the District of Columbia Statehood Constitution Convention Initiative of 1979 that provides for electing a Senator and Representative for the District.

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