H.R.1094 - Weekend Voting Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-25] (Introduced 02/15/2017)|
|Committees:||House - House Administration|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/24/2018 ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Brendan F. Boyle (PA) asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be the first sponsor of H.R. 1094, a bill originally introduced by Representative Slaughter, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1094 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/15/2017)
Weekend Voting Act
This bill amends the Revised Statutes of the United States to change the timing for regularly scheduled elections for the House of Representatives, Senate, and electors of the President and Vice President to the first Saturday and Sunday after the first Friday in November.
Each state shall by law establish the hours of operation for polling places.
This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the holding of elections over a weekend should be carried out in a manner which does not interfere with religious practices and should result in cost savings to the taxpayer.