H.R. 4679: People Before Party Act of 2016

To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to eliminate straight-party voting from any voting system used for Federal elections.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 3, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Mar 3, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 3, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Charles Dent

Representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 3, 2016
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Mar 3, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 4679 is 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.

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