H.R. 5131: VOTE Act of 2016

To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to make improvements to voting system technology, election official training, and protecting voting system source code.

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Apr 29, 2016


Referred to Committee on Apr 29, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 29, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Henry “Hank” Johnson Jr.

Representative for Georgia's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 29, 2016
Length: 17 pages


Apr 29, 2016

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Reported by Committee

Passed House

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 5131 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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