H. R. 893
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 30, 2019
Mr. Jeffries (for himself, Ms. Meng, and Ms. Barragán) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Ex-Offender Voter Registration Act of 2019.
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:
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.