H.Amdt.747 to H.Amdt.690105th Congress (1997-1998)
Description: H.Amdt. 747 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)
Amendment sought to require anyone registering to vote to show proof of their citizenship; repeal the Federal requirement that States must permit individuals to register by mail; allow a State to purge the rolls or remove the names of voters from the Federal election rolls if they have not voted in two consecutive Federal elections and do not respond to a confirmation notice; allow States to require voters to sign their name before entering the voting booth; and permit States to require individuals to produce a photo ID in order to vote in a Federal election.
An amendment to add a new section to repeal the requirement for states to provide for voter registration by mail; require applicants registering to vote to provide certain additional information; remove certain registrants from official list of eligible voters; permit States to require voters to produce additional information prior to voting; repeal the requirement that States permit registrants challenging residence to vote at polling place for former address; and to add new effective date.
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