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Introduced in Senate (07/12/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1547


To nullify the effect of the recent Executive order that establishes an “election integrity” commission, which will be used and is designed to support policies that will suppress the vote in minority and poor communities across the United States.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 12, 2017

Mr. Booker (for himself, Mr. Menendez, Ms. Harris, Ms. Cortez Masto, Ms. Hirono, Ms. Duckworth, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Markey, Mr. Reed, Mr. Franken, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Coons, Mr. Brown, Mr. Carper, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Casey, Ms. Hassan, Mrs. Shaheen, Mr. Whitehouse, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Murphy, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Wyden, Mr. Udall, Ms. Warren, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Schumer, Mr. Heinrich, Mr. Merkley, Mr. Schatz, and Ms. Cantwell) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration


A BILL

To nullify the effect of the recent Executive order that establishes an “election integrity” commission, which will be used and is designed to support policies that will suppress the vote in minority and poor communities across the United States.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Anti-Voter Suppression Act”.

SEC. 2. Nullification.

Executive Order 13799 (82 Fed. Reg. 22389; relating to “Establishment of Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity”) shall have no force or effect.

SEC. 3. Prohibition on funds.

None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available under an Act of Congress enacted before, on, or after the date of enactment of this Act may be made available for the commission established under the Executive order described in section 2 or for any similar commission established for the purpose of studying voter fraud.


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