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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Military Voting Rights Act of 1999

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Official Title as Introduced

To guarantee the right of all active duty military personnel, merchant mariners, and their dependents to vote in Federal, State, and local elections.

Actions Overview (1)

08/03/1999Introduced in House

All Actions (7)

10/08/1999Referred to the Subcommittee on Benefits.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
08/09/1999Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
08/03/1999Referred to House Judiciary
Action By: House of Representatives
08/03/1999Referred to House Veterans' Affairs
Action By: House of Representatives
08/03/1999Referred to House Administration
Action By: House of Representatives
08/03/1999Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on Veterans' Affairs, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
08/03/1999Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Johnson, Sam [R-TX-3]* 08/03/1999

Committees (3)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Administration08/03/1999 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs08/03/1999 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Benefits10/08/1999 Referred to
House Judiciary08/03/1999 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution08/09/1999 Referred to

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Introduced in House (08/03/1999)

Military Voting Rights Act of 1999 - Amends the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940 to require that a person who is absent from a State in compliance with military or naval orders shall not, solely by reason of that absence, for purposes of voting for an office of the United States or of a State, be deemed to have: (1) lost a residence or domicile in that State; (2) acquired a residence or domicile in any other State; or (3) become resident in or a resident of any other State.

Amends the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act to require States, with respect to elections for State and local offices, to permit absentee voting by uniformed services members.