H.R.6593 - Voter Fraud Prevention Act of 2012

To amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to increase the penalties imposed for intimidating, threatening, or coercing any person from engaging in voter registration activities or for procuring, submitting, or casting false voter registration applications or ballots, to amend the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act to require election officials to transmit balloting materials to absent uniformed services voters using the automated tagging and tracing services provided by the United States Postal Service, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to increase the penalties imposed for intimidating, threatening, or coercing any person from engaging in voter registration activities or for procuring, submitting, or casting false voter registration applications or ballots, to amend the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act to require election officials to transmit balloting materials to absent uniformed services voters using the automated tagging and tracing services provided by the United States Postal Service, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Voter Fraud Prevention Act of 2012 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Voter Fraud Prevention Act of 2012 - Amends the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to: (1) increase from 5 to 10 years the length of imprisonment for criminal activities involving intimidation or fraud in connection with voter registration and voting, and (2) prohibit an individual inv

Official Summary

Voter Fraud Prevention Act of 2012 - Amends the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to:
(1) increase from 5 to 10 years the length of imprisonment for criminal activities involving intimidation or fraud in connection with voter registration and voting, and
(2) prohibit an individual involved in such activities from voting in subsequent federal elections. Amends the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act to require the appropriate state election official, in transmitting balloting materials to absent uniformed services voters, to:
(1) ensure that any tray or sack containing such materials is tagged with Tag 191 or some other similar tagging device to provide greater visibility to such containers, and
(2) use IMb Tracing or other similar tracking methods to provide real-time tracking information for such materials. Directs the Postmaster General to report to Congress on the efforts undertaken to deter and prevent the loss and theft of balloting materials transmitted to or by absent uniformed services voters in elections for federal office.

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