H.R.906 - Civic Participation and Rehabilitation Act of 1999106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14] (Introduced 03/02/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/21/1999 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.906 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/02/1999)
Civic Participation and Rehabilitation Act of 1999 - Declares that the right of a U.S. citizen to vote in any election for Federal office shall not be denied or abridged because that individual has been convicted of a criminal offense, unless the individual is serving a felony sentence in a correctional institution or facility at the time of the election.
Authorizes the Attorney General, in a civil action, to obtain such declaratory or injunctive relief as is necessary to remedy a violation of this Act. Creates a private right of action, subject to specified requirements.