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H.R. 893: Ex-Offender Voter Registration Act of 2019

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 30, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 893

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 30, 2019

(for himself, Ms. Meng, and Ms. Barragán) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend title 18, United States Code, to direct the Bureau of Prisons to provide certain voting information to Federal prisoners upon their release from prison.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Ex-Offender Voter Registration Act of 2019.

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Provision of voting information to Federal prisoners

Section 4042(a)(E) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by inserting after clause (vii) the following:

(viii)

The laws and regulations governing the right of an individual convicted of a felony who has been released from prison to vote in each of the 50 States, and, for the State in which the prisoner will reside upon release, any voter registration or application forms that the prisoner will need to complete in order to vote.

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