Universal Voter Registration Act of 1977: Hearings Before the Committee on House Administration, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 5400 ...

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Página 105 - Columbia for a declaratory judgment that such qualification, prerequisite, standard, practice, or procedure does not have the purpose and will not have the effect of denying or abridging the right to vote on account of race or color...
Página 3 - Union, and ordered to be printed [Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed In italic] A BILL To...
Página 94 - ... voting qualification or prerequisite to voting, or standard, practice, or procedure with respect to voting...
Página 184 - ... to contribute to another, to be paid or used, any money or other valuable thing as a compensation or reward for the giving or withholding a vote at such, election...
Página 60 - times, places and manner of holding elections for Senators and Representatives.' It cannot be doubted that these comprehensive words embrace authority to provide a complete code for congressional elections, not only as to times and places, but in relation to notices, registration, supervision of voting, protection of voters, prevention of fraud and rorrnpt practices, counting of votes, duties of inspectors and canvassers, and making and publication of election returns...
Página 107 - A statement certifying that the change affecting voting has not yet been enforced or administered, or an explanation of why such a statement cannot be made. (6) With respect to redistricting, annexation, and other complex changes, other information which the Attorney General determines is required to enable him to evaluate the purpose or effect of the change.
Página 107 - Act began and the reasons for such prior changes. If such changes have already been submitted the submitting authority may refer to the date of prior submission and identify the previously submitted changes. (5) Where any change is made that revises the constituency which elects any office or affects the boundaries of any geographic unit or units defined or employed for voting purposes (eg, redistricting, annexation, change from district to at-large elections) or changes the location of a polling...
Página 60 - Congress power to regulate the "times, places, and manner" of holding Congressional elections] embrace authority to provide a complete code for congressional elections, not only as to times and places, but in relation to notices, registration, supervision of voting, protection of voters, prevention of fraud and corrupt practices, counting of votes, duties of inspectors and canvassers, and making and publication of election returns; in short, to enact the numerous requirements as to procedure and...
Página 107 - A statement identifying any past or pending litigation concerning the change affecting voting or related prior voting practices. (4) A copy of any other changes in law or administration relating to the subject matter of the submitted change affecting voting which have been put into effect since the time when coverage under section 4 of the Voting Rights Act began and the reasons for such prior changes. If such changes have already been submitted the submitting authority may refer to the date of prior...
Página 109 - Action on communications from individuals or groups. (a) If the person or entity responsible for submitting the change affecting voting has submitted the change to the Attorney General, any evidence from individuals or groups shall be considered along with the materials submitted and materials resulting from any investigation. (b) If no submission (as...

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