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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Vermont. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 6, 2021
Length: 118 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Failed Cloture on Nov 3, 2021
This bill is provisionally dead due to a failed vote for cloture on November 3, 2021. Cloture is required to move past a Senate filibuster or the threat of a filibuster and takes a 3/5ths vote. In practice, most bills must pass cloture to move forward in the Senate.
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48 Cosponsors (46 Democrats, 2 Independents)
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