New Cosponsor — Nov 12, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. Robert “Bob” Casey [D-PA]
The bill now has 12 cosponsors (12 Democrats).
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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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1945”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s1945>
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