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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 9, 2015
Length: 6 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on June 9, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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
Jun 9, 2015
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Jun 8, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2840 (115th).
Jan 17, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 645.
H.R. 2694 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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