H.R. 5819: Vote By Mail Act of 2016

Introduced:

Jul 14, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jul 14, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 14, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Earl Blumenauer

Representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 14 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to allow all eligible voters to vote by mail in Federal elections, to amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to provide for automatic voter registration, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jul 14, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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