H.R. 6073: Election Infrastructure and Security Promotion Act of 2016

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Overview

Introduced:

Sep 20, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Sep 20, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on September 20, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Henry “Hank” Johnson Jr.

Representative for Georgia's 4th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2016
Length: 13 pages

Prognosis:

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

History

Sep 20, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 6073 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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