H.R.7359 - Voter Information and Access Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] (Introduced 12/20/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/20/2018 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.7359 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/20/2018)
Voter Information and Access Act of 2018
This bill expands the uses of certain Department of Justice (DOJ) grant funds to include voting restoration and voter registration education for persons in prisons, jails, and juvenile facilities.
DOJ is authorized to make grants to states and units of local government to: (1) install polling places in jails for use by detained persons eligible to vote; (2) provide absentee ballots to detained persons eligible to vote; and (3) provide counseling, education, and information services on voting restoration and voter registration in prisons.