Summary: S.4034 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.4034. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.