Summary: S.95 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House with amendment(s) (11/11/1975)

(Reported to House from the Committee on House Administration with amendment, H. Rept. 94-649)

Overseas Citizens Voting Rights Act - Affords each citizen residing outside the United States the right to register absentee for, and to vote by, an absentee ballot in any Federal election in the State, or district of such State, in which he was last domiciled immediately prior to his departure from the United States and in which he would have met all qualifications to vote in Federal elections, if he has complied with all applicable State or district qualifications and requirements that are consistent with this Act.

Requires States to provide for the absentee registration and the casting of absentee ballots in Federal elections by citizens residing outside the United States.

Empowers the Attorney General to bring actions to enforce this Act.