H.R.394 - 21st Century Voting Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] (Introduced 01/09/2019)|
|Committees:||House - House Administration; Rules|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/09/2019 Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.394 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/09/2019)
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.