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S. 2238: SAFE Act

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A bill to protect elections for public office by providing financial support and enhanced security for the infrastructure used to carry out such elections, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Amy Klobuchar

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 23, 2019
Length: 79 pages
Jul 23, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Jul 23, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 23, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Wyden Pushes to Pass Election Security on the Senate Floor
    — Sen. Ron Wyden [D-OR] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 11, 2020

Bennet Joins 80 Members of Congress on Resolution to Designate September as National Voting Rights Month
    — Sen. Michael Bennet [D-CO] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 16, 2019

Rep. Veasey and Sen. Wyden Lead Bicameral Resolution to Designate September as National Voting Rights Month
    — Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX33] on Sep 12, 2019

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Jul 23, 2019

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S. 2238 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2238. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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