H.R.6494 - Postage Free Ballot Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33] (Introduced 12/08/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform; House Administration|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/08/2016 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on House Administration, 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. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6494 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/08/2016)
Postage Free Ballot Act
Any absentee ballot for any election shall be carried through the mail expeditiously and free of charge.
This bill amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to direct a state to use a requirements payment to reimburse the U.S. Postal Service for revenue it would have obtained from the mailing of absentee ballots but for the requirement that such ballots be mailed for free.