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H.R. 2694 (114th): Automatic Voter Registration Act

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To amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to require each State to ensure that each individual who provides identifying information to the State motor vehicle authority is automatically registered to vote in elections for Federal office held in the State unless the individual does not meet the eligibility requirements for registering to vote in such elections or declines to be registered to vote in such elections, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

David Cicilline

Sponsor. Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 9, 2015
Length: 6 pages
Jun 9, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 9, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


108 Cosponsors (108 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Cicilline Introduces Automatic Voter Registration Act
    — Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI1] (Sponsor) on Jun 10, 2015

McGovern Joins Nearly 100 Members of Congress in Calling for Hearings on Democracy Reform
    — Rep. James “Jim” McGovern [D-MA2] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 21, 2016

Tonko Joins Nearly 100 Members of Congress in Calling for Hearings on Democracy Reform
    — Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY20] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 21, 2016

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Jun 9, 2015

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H.R. 2694 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2694. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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