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Native American Voting Rights Act of 2019

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A bill to protect the voting rights of Native American and Alaska Native voters.

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03/12/2019Introduced in Senate

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03/12/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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Senate Judiciary03/12/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (03/12/2019)

Native American Voting Rights Act of 2019

This bill modifies the voting rights of Native American and Alaska Native voters. Changes made by the bill include the following:

  • expanding the types of facilities that can be used as voter registration agencies,
  • increasing polling site accessibility,
  • providing enforcement power to citizens and attorneys general,
  • requiring approval for actions like moving a polling place,
  • validating certain tribal identification for voting or registering, and
  • expanding requirements for bilingual voting accessibility.

The bill also establishes a Native American voting task force grant program for the purpose of increasing voter outreach, education, registration, turnout, and accessibility for Native American communities.