H.R.1659 - Fixing the Federal Voting Assistance Program Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14] (Introduced 03/23/2009)|
|Committees:||House - House Administration; Rules|
|Latest Action:||03/23/2009 Referred to House Rules (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1659 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/23/2009)
Fixing the Federal Voting Assistance Program Act of 2009 - Amends the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act to require the presidential designee responsible for carrying out federal functions under the Act to have experience in election administration and be approved by the Senate.
Establishes the Overseas Voting Advisory Board to conduct studies and issue reports with respect to various issues, including the ability of U.S. citizens who reside outside of the United States to register to vote and vote in elections for public office.