To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require States to take steps to ensure that there is no foreign ownership or influence on the voting systems used in elections, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 6th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 19, 2018
Length: 7 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on July 19, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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13 Cosponsors (11 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Jul 19, 2018
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H.R. 6449 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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