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Military Voting Rights bill (Identified by CRS)

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Armed Services Absentee Ballot Act of 2001

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Official Title as Introduced

To prohibit a State from determining that a ballot submitted by an absent uniformed services voter was improperly or fraudulently cast unless the State finds clear and convincing evidence of fraud, to direct the Secretary of Defense to prepare and submit a plan for electronic voting by absent uniformed services voters, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

01/30/2001Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

01/30/2001Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/30/2001Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (49)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Tancredo, Thomas G. [R-CO-6] 01/31/2001
Rep. Gilman, Benjamin A. [R-NY-20] 01/31/2001
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 01/31/2001
Rep. Kolbe, Jim [R-AZ-5] 01/31/2001
Rep. Roukema, Marge [R-NJ-5] 01/31/2001
Rep. Hefley, Joel [R-CO-5] 01/31/2001
Rep. Reynolds, Thomas M. [R-NY-27] 01/31/2001
Rep. Greenwood, James C. [R-PA-8] 01/31/2001
Rep. Hilleary, Van [R-TN-4] 01/31/2001
Rep. Schaffer, Bob [R-CO-4] 01/31/2001
Rep. Ehrlich, Robert L., Jr. [R-MD-2] 01/31/2001
Rep. LaTourette, Steven C. [R-OH-19] 01/31/2001
Rep. Hooley, Darlene [D-OR-5] 01/31/2001
Rep. Putnam, Adam H. [R-FL-12] 01/31/2001
Rep. Norwood, Charles W. [R-GA-10] 01/31/2001
Rep. Chambliss, Saxby [R-GA-8] 01/31/2001
Rep. Pitts, Joseph R. [R-PA-16] 01/31/2001
Rep. Cooksey, John [R-LA-5] 01/31/2001
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] 01/31/2001
Rep. Isakson, Johnny [R-GA-6] 01/31/2001
Rep. Ballenger, Cass [R-NC-10] 01/31/2001
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-3] 01/31/2001
Rep. Bilirakis, Michael [R-FL-9] 02/06/2001
Rep. Rohrabacher, Dana [R-CA-45] 02/06/2001
Rep. Foley, Mark [R-FL-16] 02/06/2001
Rep. Wamp, Zach [R-TN-3] 02/06/2001
Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-20] 02/06/2001
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-43] 02/06/2001
Rep. Shows, Ronnie [D-MS-4] 02/06/2001
Rep. LaHood, Ray [R-IL-18] 02/06/2001
Rep. Baker, Richard H. [R-LA-6] 02/06/2001
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-5] 02/06/2001
Rep. Doolittle, John T. [R-CA-4] 02/08/2001
Rep. Burton, Dan [R-IN-6] 02/08/2001
Rep. Otter, C. L. (Butch) [R-ID-1] 02/08/2001
Rep. Hutchinson, Asa [R-AR-3] 02/13/2001
Rep. Quinn, Jack [R-NY-30] 02/13/2001
Rep. McKeon, Howard P. "Buck" [R-CA-25] 02/13/2001
Rep. Johnson, Timothy V. [R-IL-15] 02/14/2001
Rep. Udall, Mark [D-CO-2] 02/14/2001
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 02/26/2001
Rep. Hayworth, J. D. [R-AZ-6] 02/27/2001
Rep. Kirk, Mark Steven [R-IL-10] 03/01/2001
Rep. Ryun, Jim [R-KS-2] 03/01/2001
Rep. Gillmor, Paul E. [R-OH-5] 03/27/2001
Rep. Tiahrt, Todd [R-KS-4] 03/27/2001
Rep. Platts, Todd Russell [R-PA-19] 05/03/2001
Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1] 06/25/2001
Rep. Kerns, Brian D. [R-IN-7] 09/25/2001

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House Administration01/30/2001 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/30/2001)

Armed Services Absentee Ballot Act of 2001 - Prohibits a State from refusing to count a ballot submitted in an election for Federal office by an absent uniformed services voter on the grounds that the ballot was improperly or fraudulently cast, unless the State finds clear and convincing evidence of fraud in the preparation or casting of the ballot by the voter.

Directs the Secretary of Defense to prepare and submit to Congress a plan for establishing a uniform electronic voting system for the use of absent uniformed services voters in elections for Federal office.