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H.R. 607 (115th): Voter Access Protection Act of 2017

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To prohibit election officials from requiring individuals to provide photo identification as a condition of obtaining or casting a ballot in an election for Federal office or registering to vote in elections for Federal office, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Keith Ellison

Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 23, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Jan 23, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 23, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

Jan 23, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Sep 27, 2018
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

H.R. 607 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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