H.J.Res.28 - Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the right to vote.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Jackson, Jesse L., Jr. [D-IL-2] (Introduced 02/13/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||03/01/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.|
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Summary: H.J.Res.28 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/13/2007)
Constitutional Amendment - Provides that all U.S. citizens who are eighteen years of age or older shall have the right to vote in any public election held in the jurisdiction in which the citizen resides.Allows the United States or any state to establish regulations narrowly tailored to produce efficient and honest elections.
Requires each state to: (1) administer public elections in the state in accordance with election performance standards established by the Congress; and (2) provide any eligible voter the opportunity to register and vote on the day of any public election.
Requires Congress to reconsider election performance standards at least once every four years to determine if higher standards should be established to reflect improvements in methods and practices regarding election administration.