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H.R. 6194 (114th): All Ballots Count Act of 2016

About the bill

Ever since the Supreme Court in 2013 struck down the most important provisions of the Voting Right Act as unconstitutional, a number of states instituted laws such as requiring voter identification or limiting early voting, laws that would have previously been prohibited or blocked. Opponents — mostly Democrats — call these laws tactics of voter suppression carried out almost entirely by Republican-dominated states and intended to suppress the turnout of groups such as African-Americans, Hispanics, the poor, and the young.

H.R. 6194, the All Ballots Count Act, was recently introduced by ...

Sponsor and status

Marc Veasey

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 33rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2016
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Sep 27, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 27, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

Sep 27, 2016
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 6194 (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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