To amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to require each State to ensure that each individual who provides identifying information to the State motor vehicle authority is automatically registered to vote in elections for Federal office held in the State unless the individual does not meet the eligibility requirements for registering to vote in such elections or declines to be registered to vote in such elections, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 8, 2017
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on June 8, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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148 Cosponsors (148 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Cicilline Statement on Supreme Court Upholding Ohios Voter Purge Law”
— Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI1] (Sponsor) on Jun 11, 2018
Jun 9, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2694 (114th).
Jun 8, 2017
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Jan 17, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 645 (116th).
Apr 1, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2301.
H.R. 2840 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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