US SB1566 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on May 21 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-05-21 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Pending: Senate Rules And Administration Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Military Voting Protection Act This bill requires military departments to provide members of the Armed Forces with a federal write-in absentee ballot together with instructions on the appropriate use of the ballot with respect to the state in which the member is registered to vote. Members intending to vote in a state that does not accept the federal write-in absentee ballot as a simultaneous application and acceptable ballot for federal elections must be provided a briefing on, and an opportunity to fill out, the official post card form for absentee voter registration application and absentee ballot application.

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Title

Military Voting Protection Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-21SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Same As/Similar To

SB1790 (Related) 2019-07-02 - Held at the desk.

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