Text: H.R.2403 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/17/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2403

To amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to permit a State to require an applicant for voter registration in the State who uses the Federal mail voter registration application form developed by the Election Assistance Commission under such Act to provide additional information as a condition of the State’s acceptance of the form.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 17, 2013

Mr. Gingrey of Georgia introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration


A BILL

To amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to permit a State to require an applicant for voter registration in the State who uses the Federal mail voter registration application form developed by the Election Assistance Commission under such Act to provide additional information as a condition of the State’s acceptance of the form.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Securing America’s Fair Elections Act” or the “SAFE Act”.

SEC. 2. Permitting States to require voter registration applicants using Federal mail form to submit additional information as condition of acceptance of application.

(a) In General.—Section 6(a)(1) of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (42 U.S.C. 1973gg–4(a)(1)) is amended by striking the period at the end and inserting the following: “, except that a State may require an applicant who submits such form to provide additional information relating to the applicant’s eligibility to register to vote in elections for Federal office in the State (including information relating to the applicant’s citizenship status) as a condition of the State’s acceptance of the form.”.

(b) Effective Date.—The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to elections for Federal office held after the date of the enactment of this Act.