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H.R. 411 (114th): Streamlined and Improved Methods at Polling Locations and Early (SIMPLE) Voting Act of 2015

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To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to promote early voting in elections for Federal office and to prevent unreasonable waiting times for voters at polling places used in such elections, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Steve Cohen

Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 20, 2015
Length: 12 pages
Introduced
Jan 20, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 20, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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What legislators are saying

Cohens SIMPLE Voting Act Would Guarantee Early Voting Availability in Every State, Reduce Wait Times
    — Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN9] (Sponsor) on Jan 22, 2015

Garamendi Cosponsors Legislation to Restore Voting Rights and Releases Video Honoring Black History Month
    — Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA3] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 13, 2015

Obama Withholds Iran Deal Side Agreements from Congress
    — Sen. Kevin Cramer [R-ND] on Sep 10, 2015

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History

Jan 20, 2015
 
Introduced

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H.R. 411 (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.

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

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