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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Restoring Important Voter Eligibility Requirements to States Act of 2013

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to require an applicant for voter registration for elections for Federal office to affirmatively state that the applicant meets the eligibility requirements for voting in such elections as a condition of completing the application, to require States to verify that an applicant for registering to vote in such elections meets the eligibility requirements for voting in such elections prior to registering the applicant to vote, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
07/25/2013 Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date
07/25/2013 Referred to House Ways and Means
Action By: House of Representatives
07/25/2013 Referred to House Administration
Action By: House of Representatives
07/25/2013 Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/25/2013 Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Rokita, Todd [R-IN-4]* 07/25/2013

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Administration07/25/2013 Referred to
House Ways and Means07/25/2013 Referred to

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Subjects (6)

  • Congressional elections
  • Elections, voting, political campaign regulation
  • Government information and archives
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • State and local government operations

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Introduced in House (07/25/2013)

Restoring Important Voter Eligibility Requirements to States Act of 2013 - Amends the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to require an applicant for voter registration for federal elections to state affirmatively in the application form provided along with an application for a motor vehicle driver's license (as well as in other voter registration forms) that the applicant meets the eligibility requirements for voting in such elections as a condition of the application's acceptance.

Requires all such forms to include a statement specifying the penalty for perjury in an application for voter registration.

Prohibits states from registering an individual to vote in federal elections unless they verify that the information provided in the individual's application is correct.

Requires the head of an office of the federal government, upon request, to enter into an agreement with the chief state election official to enable the official to verify the eligibility of such an applicant.