New Cosponsor — Nov 12, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. Robert “Bob” Casey [D-PA]
The bill now has 12 cosponsors (12 Democrats).
Jan 16, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on January 16, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Vermont
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Last Updated: Jan 16, 2014
Length: 27 pages
A bill 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.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 16, 2014
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1945 — 113th Congress: Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s1945
“S. 1945 — 113th Congress: Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014.” www.GovTrack.us. 2014. September 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s1945>
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