H.R.2694 - To amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to enhance protections regarding voter registration, and for other purposes.115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Issa, Darrell E. [R-CA-49] (Introduced 05/25/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/25/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2694 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/25/2017)
This bill amends the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to provide that, for purposes of voting for any federal, state, or local office, a servicemember who registers to vote in a state in which he or she is present in compliance with military orders for a permanent change of station shall not, solely by reason of that registration, be deemed to have: (1) acquired a residence or domicile in that state; (2) become a resident in or of that state; or (3) lost a residence or domicile in any other state, without regard to whether the person intends to return to that state.
Within 10 days after a servicemember registers to vote in the state in which he or she is present in compliance with such orders: (1) such servicemember shall notify the Service Voting Action Officer of the military department concerned, and (2) such officer shall notify the chief state election official of the state in which the servicemember resides or is domiciled.