H.R.5971 - American Elections Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Heller, Dean [R-NV-2] (Introduced 05/06/2008)|
|Committees:||House - House Administration; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||06/03/2008 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.|
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Summary: H.R.5971 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/06/2008)
American Elections Act of 2008 - Amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require, except as provided for under this Act, that all ballots and balloting material used in federal elections be only in the English language.
Amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the requirement that certain jurisdictions provide ballots and other voting materials in languages other than English. Restricts such requirement to certain political subdivisions with populations of American Indians or Alaska Natives.