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S. 1321: Defending the Integrity of Voting Systems Act


A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit interference with voting systems under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

Sponsor and status

Richard Blumenthal

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Connecticut. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2020
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
May 6, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 20, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 20, 2020.

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

My Votes – Week of September 21st
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Sep 25, 2020

the daily leader: monday, september 21, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Sep 21, 2020

Chairman Nadler Applauds House Passage of 10 Judiciary Bills
    — Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10] on Sep 22, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to S. 1321 will be negligible.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 482: Defending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act of 2019

Ordered Reported on Dec 18, 2019. 1% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3238: Defending the Integrity of Voting Systems Act

Introduced on Jun 12, 2019. 98% incorporated. (compare text)

History

May 6, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 9, 2019
 
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

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

May 16, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 17, 2019
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 18, 2020
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Sep 18, 2020
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Sep 21, 2020
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 20, 2020
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1321 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1321. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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