H.R.5171 - To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to ensure the same requirements that apply to voters who register by mail also apply to voters who do not register in person with an officer or employee of a State or local government entity, and to provide for increased penalties for fraudulent registration in cases involving 10 or more violations.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pearce, Stevan [R-NM-2] (Introduced 09/29/2004)|
|Committees:||House - House Administration; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||09/29/2004 Referred to House Judiciary (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5171 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/29/2004)
Amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require a State to apply the same self-identification requirements currently applicable to voters who register by mail to those voters who do not register in person with an officer or employee of a State or local government entity.
Amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the National Voter Registration Act to provide for increased penalties relating to fraudulent voter registration in cases involving ten or more violations.