H.R.63 - Democracy Day Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14] (Introduced 01/04/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||01/04/2005 Referred to the House Committee on Government Reform. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.63 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Democracy Day Act of 2005 - Requires the Tuesday next after the first Monday in November in 2008 and in each even-number year thereafter (Election Day) to be treated in the same manner as November 11 (Veterans Day) for purposes of any laws relating to Federal employment. Urges private employers to give their employees that day off to enable them to vote.
Introduced in House (01/04/2005)
Directs the Comptroller General to conduct a study of the impact of such requirement on voter participation.