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

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 ...

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Overview

Introduced:

Sep 20, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Henry “Hank” Johnson Jr.

Representative for Georgia's 4th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2016
Length: 92 pages

History

Sep 20, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

H.R. 6072 (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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