To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to establish the methods by which individuals may apply for an absentee ballot in elections for Federal office, to permit individuals to cast absentee ballots at polling places and early voting locations on or before the date of the election, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 22, 2020
Length: 6 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on August 22, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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22 Cosponsors (22 Democrats)
Aug 22, 2020
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H.R. 8092 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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