Summary: H.R.5171 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5171. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.