Text: S.1336 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Calendar No. 144

113th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1336

To amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to permit States to require proof of citizenship for registration to vote in elections for Federal office.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
July 18, 2013

Mr. Cruz (for himself, Mr. Vitter, Mr. Lee, Mr. Cornyn, Mr. Coburn, Mr. Cochran, Mr. Crapo, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Johnson of Wisconsin, and Mr. Risch) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and ordered placed on the calendar


A BILL

To amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to permit States to require proof of citizenship for registration to vote in elections for Federal office.

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

SECTION 1. States permitted to require proof of citizenship for voter registration.

Section 6 of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (42 U.S.C. 1973gg–4) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

“(e) Proof of citizenship.—Nothing in subsection (a) shall be construed to preempt any State law requiring evidence of citizenship in order to complete any requirement to register to vote in elections for Federal office.”.


Calendar No. 144

113th CONGRESS
     1st Session
S. 1336

A BILL
To amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to permit States to require proof of citizenship for registration to vote in elections for Federal office.

July 18, 2013
Read twice and ordered placed on the calendar