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H.R.653: Students Voicing Opinions in Today's Elections (VOTE) Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor Al Green, D-Texas
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 13, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 13, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Students Voicing Opinions in Today's Elections (VOTE) Act - Directs the Election Assistance Commission to carry out a pilot program providing funds, during FY2013, to local educational agencies (LEAs) for initiatives that provide 12th graders with voter registration information.

Requires LEAs to consult with their state and local election officials in developing those initiatives.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 13, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.