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H.R. 607: 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

Status:

Introduced on Jan 23, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 23, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 23, 2017
 
Introduced

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Sep 27, 2018
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

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

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 607 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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