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Universal Right to Vote by Mail Act of 2009
To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to allow all eligible voters to vote by mail in Federal elections.
Universal Right to Vote by Mail Act of 2009 - Amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to prohibit a state from imposing additional conditions or requirements on the eligibility of an individual to cast a vote in federal elections by mail, except for purposes of obtaining signature verification for acceptance and processing of a submitted ballot, or to the extent that it imposes a deadline for requesting the ballot and returning it to the appropriate state or local election official.
- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
- The house has not voted
Committee on AdministrationIntroducedMarch 19th, 2009
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