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H.J.RES.7: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding presidential election voting rights for residents of all United States territories and commonwealths.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about civil rights and liberties, minority issues
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Sponsor Donna M.C. Christensen, D-Virgin Islands
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Jan. 3, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 25, 2013
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Bill Progress

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Bill Summary

Constitutional Amendment - Declares that the right of citizens of the United States to vote in the election for President and Vice President shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of residency in a U.S. territory or commonwealth.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 25, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice.
Jan. 3, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.