H.R.3688: Ex-Offender Voter Registration Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Dec. 10, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 27, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Ex-Offender Voter Registration Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to direct the Bureau of Prisons to include among reentry planning procedures the provision to federal prisoners of information about: (1) the laws and regulations governing the right of an individual convicted of a felony who has been released from prison to vote in each of the 50 states, and (2) any voter registration or application forms the prisoner will need to complete in order to vote in the state in which the prisoner will reside upon release.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 27, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Dec. 10, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.