H.R.6036 - Voting Rights for the Handicapped and the Elderly Act97th Congress (1981-1982)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fish, Hamilton, Jr. [R-NY-25] (Introduced 04/01/1982)|
|Committees:||House - House Administration|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/01/1982 Referred to House Committee on House Administration. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6036 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/01/1982)
Voting Rights for the Handicapped and the Elderly Act - Directs the Attorney General to promulgate guidelines to assure that registration and polling place facilities used for Federal elections are readily accessible to handicapped and elderly individuals. Sets forth minimum requirements for these guidelines.
Requires States to make available registration and voting aids for handicapped and elderly individuals in Federal elections.
Authorizes the Attorney General and aggrieved persons to bring actions in Federal court to enforce this Act.