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H.R.12: Voter Empowerment Act of 2013
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||government operations and politics|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||John Lewis, D-Ga.|
|Total Cosponsors||179 (178 Democrats, 1 Independent)|
|Introduced||Jan. 23, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||April 23, 2013|
|See it on||GovTrack|
|See it on||C-SPAN|
- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Voter Empowerment Act of 2013 - Voter Registration Modernization Act of 2013 - Amends the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA) to require each state to make available official public websites for online voter registration.
Authorizes automated voter registration of certain individuals and establishes other initiatives to promote voter registration, such as same day registration and voter registration of individuals under 18 years of age.
Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit hindering, interfering with, or preventing voter registration.
Amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA) to establish requirements for states to promote access to voter registration and voting for individuals with disabilities, including a single office for providing related information.
Directs the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) to make grants to eligible states to conduct pilot programs enabling individuals with disabilities to register to vote and vo...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|April 23, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.|
|Feb. 28, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice.|
|Feb. 4, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
|Feb. 4, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology.|
|Jan. 23, 2013||Referred to House Education and the Workforce|
|Jan. 23, 2013||Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform|
|Jan. 23, 2013||Referred to House Veterans' Affairs|
|Jan. 23, 2013||Referred to House Science, Space, and Technology|
|Jan. 23, 2013||Referred to House Judiciary|
|Jan. 23, 2013||Referred to House Administration|