S.4034 - Voter Suppression, Ballot Hacking, and Election Fraud Prevention Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV] (Introduced 09/29/2006)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||09/29/2006 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S10738) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.4034 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/29/2006)
Voter Suppression, Ballot Hacking, and Election Fraud Prevention Act - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit interference with or attempts to affect an election of a presidential or congressional candidate or ballot initiative by tampering with a voting system, discarding ballots, or altering a vote. Imposes a fine and/or prison term of up to 20 years for violations.
Allows individuals whose right to vote is interfered with due to violations of this Act to bring a civil action in federal court and recover damages up to $10,000.