S. 1945 (113th): Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014

Introduced:

Jan 16, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Patrick Leahy

Senior Senator from Vermont

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 16, 2014
Length: 27 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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H.R. 3899 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 16, 2014

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History

Introduced
Jan 16, 2014

Details

Cosponsors
12 cosponsors (12D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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