Summary: H.R.893 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/06/2017)

21st Century Voting Act

This bill establishes the Commission on Voting to report to Congress proposed legislation that would make specified changes to voting policy, including: (1) making Election Day a national holiday, (2) making voter registration automatic and permanent, and (3) restoring the right to vote to persons released from prison.

This proposed legislation must be introduced as a bill by the Speaker of the House of Representatives and receive a vote. If the bill passes the House, it must be considered and voted upon by the Senate.