Published Date:  

2006-07-26 04:00

Public Description:  

The bill would require proof of U.S. citizenship to vote in Federal elections, including the presentation of photographic identification; would provide that a state driver’s license may not be considered proof unless the state requires proof of citizenship for the issuance of driver’s licenses; would require states to provide the photo identification cards and provides related Federal funding; would withhold Federal transportation funds from non-participating states.

To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require an individual to provide proof that the individual is a citizen of the United States and to present a government-issued photo identification as a condition of casting a ballot in an election for Federal office, and for other purposes.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

No Position
Sponsored by:  Rep. Thomas “Tom” Tancredo [R-CO6, 1999-2009] in the 109th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 5913

Chamber:  

House