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H.R. 6072 (114th): Election Integrity Act of 2016

About the bill

After Russian hackers hacked files and emails from the Democratic National Committee earlier this year, many remain worried that those hackers or others could tamper with Election Day in a few days — possibly even significantly affecting the results. This is especially a growing concern given the increasing use of electronic voting machines. At least five states only use electronic voting with no paper trail: Delaware, Georgia, Louisiana, New Jersey, and South Carolina.

H.R. 6072, the Election Integrity Act, was introduced by Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA4) to combat this problem ...

Sponsor and status

Henry “Hank” Johnson Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2016
Length: 92 pages

Sep 20, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 20, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sep 20, 2016

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H.R. 6072 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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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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