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H.R.1018: To clarify the application of certain Federal laws relating to elections in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the United States Virgin Islands.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor Gregorio 'Kilili' Camacho Sablan, D-Northern Marina Islands
Total Cosponsors 11 (10 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced March 6, 2013
Latest Major Action April 8, 2013
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Bill Summary

Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to apply it specifically to American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, or the United States Virgin Islands.

Amends the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to cover these same territories plus the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to cover the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Applies to such jurisdictions specified criminal penalties relating to the intimidation of voters, interference by government employees, and voting by aliens.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice.
March 6, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
March 6, 2013 Referred to House Administration