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S.160 – District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009
S.160 Sponsored by Joseph I. Lieberman
Also tagged in: Congress, Congressional elections, Constitution and constitutional amendments, District of Columbia affairs, Elections, voting, political campaign regulation, House of Representatives, Judicial review and appeals, Members of Congress, Presidents and presidential powers, Utah
Latest Action: 02/26/2009 – Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2507-2542)

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District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009 2/12/2009–Reported to Senate amended. (There is 1 other summary) District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009 – (Sec. 2) Considers the District of Columbia a congressional district for purposes of representation in the House of Representatives. Declares that the District shall not be considered a state for purposes of representation in the Senate. Applies to the District in the same manner as it applies to a state the federal law providing for the fifteenth and subsequent decennial censuses and for apportionment of Representatives in Congress. Limits the District to one Member under any reapportionment of Members. Modifies the formula regarding the number of presidential electors to subject it to the 23rd amendment to the Constitution in the case of the District. (Sec. 3) Increases membership of the House from 435 to 437 Members. Provides for a reapportionment […]

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