Summary: H.R.5557 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/22/2016)

Poll Tax Prohibition Act of 2016

This bill amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 and the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to prohibit requiring:

  • an individual to present a piece of information that has an associated cost as a condition of voting in a federal election, or
  • an individual wishing to vote by mail to include a piece of identification (or a copy of one) that has an associated cost.