H.R. 3899 (113th): Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014


Jan 16, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 16, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 16, 2014
Length: 27 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4 of the Act, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/16/2014--Introduced.Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014 - Amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 with respect to the requirement that a federal court retain jurisdiction for an appropriate period to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 16, 2014

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3899”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


177 cosponsors (166D, 11R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 885 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 11, 2015

S. 1945 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 16, 2014

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