A bill to amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4 of the Act, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Vermont. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 22, 2020
Length: 41 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on July 22, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Senate Judiciary Democrats Press Graham to Move on John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act”
— Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 28, 2020
Jul 22, 2020
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S. 4263 (116th) was 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. 4263. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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