There is one summary for H.R.1559. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (04/24/2001)

National Voter Anti-Intimidation and Anti-Fraud Election Act of 2001 - Amends Federal law, including the Revised Statutes, to require that general Federal elections for President and Vice President, Senators, and Members of the House of Representatives be held over the 48-hour period that begins with the first Saturday in November.

Denies the States authority to prohibit any individual from voting in an election for Federal office if the individual is a U.S. citizen, registered to vote in the appropriate jurisdiction, and is not incarcerated while the polls for the election are open in the State.

Amends the Federal criminal code to provide for the treatment of certain law enforcement activities by State or local law enforcement officers on any Federal election day as interference with an election for Federal office.