Summary: H.R.5174 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5174. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (09/14/2000)

Authorizes the Secretary of a military department to make a building located on a military installation available for use as a polling place in any Federal, State, or local election for public office. Requires such building to continue to be made available for such use unless the Secretary provides advance notification to Congress of the reasons for discontinuing such availability. Authorizes a State to make a facility of the reserves available for such purpose, with the same continuation or notification requirement.

Amends the Revised Statutes to authorize the use of military installations or reserve facilities for such purposes. Requires an installation or facility that was made available for a Federal election during 1998 to be made available for the general election for Federal office in November 2000.