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Short Titles as Introduced

Poll Tax Prohibition Act of 2016

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 and the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to prohibit an election official from requiring an individual to present a piece of identification that has an associated cost as a condition of voting or registering to vote in an election for Federal office, and for other purposes.


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Date
06/22/2016Introduced in House

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Date
06/22/2016Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/22/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Administration06/22/2016 Referred to

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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.