Summary: H.R.1971 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/23/2001)

Voting Rights Protection Act of 2001 - Amends the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to prohibit States from removing a registrant from the official list of eligible voters for Federal elections by reason of criminal conviction unless the State provides the registrant with a notice of removal containing: (1) a statement that the State intends to make the removal; (2) a description of the reasons for it; and (3) a statement that the registrant may obtain a review of the removal from an appropriate election official of the State in accordance with specified guidelines.