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H.R. 3211 (94th): Overseas Citizens Voting Rights Act

A bill to guarantee the constitutional right to vote and to provide uniform procedures for absentee voting in Federal elections in the case of citizens outside the United States.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status


Feb 19, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.


John Dent

Representative for Pennsylvania's 21st congressional district


See Instead:

S. 95 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jan 2, 1976


Feb 19, 1975

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H.R. 3211 (94th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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