[USC02] 42 USC Ch. 20: ELECTIVE FRANCHISE
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42 USC Ch. 20: ELECTIVE FRANCHISE
From Title 42—THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE

CHAPTER 20—ELECTIVE FRANCHISE

SUBCHAPTER I—GENERALLY

Sec.
1971, 1972.
Transferred.

        

SUBCHAPTER I–A—ENFORCEMENT OF VOTING RIGHTS

1973 to 1973c.
Transferred.
1973d, 1973e.
Repealed.
1973f.
Transferred.
1973g.
Repealed.
1973h to 1973l.
Transferred.
1973m.
Omitted.
1973n to 1973q.
Transferred.

        

SUBCHAPTER I–B—SUPPLEMENTAL PROVISIONS

1973aa to 1973aa–6. Transferred.

        

SUBCHAPTER I–C—EIGHTEEN-YEAR-OLD VOTING AGE

1973bb, 1973bb–1. Transferred.
1973bb–2 to 1973bb–4. Repealed.

        

SUBCHAPTER I–D—FEDERAL ABSENTEE VOTING ASSISTANCE

Part I—Recommendation to States

1973cc to 1973cc–3. Repealed.

        

Part II—Responsibilities of Federal Government

1973cc–11 to 1973cc–15. Repealed.

        

Part III—General Provisions

1973cc–21 to 1973cc–26. Repealed.

        

SUBCHAPTER I–E—VOTING RIGHTS OF OVERSEAS CITIZENS

1973dd to 1973dd–6. Repealed.

        

SUBCHAPTER I–F—VOTING ACCESSIBILITY FOR THE ELDERLY AND HANDICAPPED

1973ee to 1973ee–6. Transferred.

        

SUBCHAPTER I–G—REGISTRATION AND VOTING BY ABSENT UNIFORMED SERVICES VOTERS AND OVERSEAS VOTERS IN ELECTIONS FOR FEDERAL OFFICE

1973ff to 1973ff–7. Transferred.

        

SUBCHAPTER I–H—NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION

1973gg to 1973gg–10. Transferred.

        

SUBCHAPTER II—FEDERAL ELECTION RECORDS

1974 to 1974e.
Transferred.

        

SUBCHAPTER I—GENERALLY

§1971. Transferred

Codification

Section 1971 was editorially reclassified as section 10101 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1972. Transferred

Codification

Section 1972 was editorially reclassified as section 10102 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

SUBCHAPTER I–A—ENFORCEMENT OF VOTING RIGHTS

§1973. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973 was editorially reclassified as section 10301 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973a. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973a was editorially reclassified as section 10302 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973b. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973b was editorially reclassified as section 10303 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973c. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973c was editorially reclassified as section 10304 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§§1973d, 1973e. Repealed. Pub. L. 109–246, §3(c), July 27, 2006, 120 Stat. 580

Section 1973d, Pub. L. 89–110, title I, §6, Aug. 6, 1965, 79 Stat. 439; renumbered title I, Pub. L. 91–285, §2, June 22, 1970, 84 Stat. 314; amended Pub. L. 94–73, title II, §§205, 206, Aug. 6, 1975, 89 Stat. 402; 1978 Reorg. Plan No. 2, §102, eff. Jan. 1, 1979, 43 F.R. 36037, 92 Stat. 3783; Pub. L. 103–94, §5, Oct. 6, 1993, 107 Stat. 1005, related to appointment of Federal voting examiners.

Section 1973e, Pub. L. 89–110, title I, §7, Aug. 6, 1965, 79 Stat. 440; renumbered title I, Pub. L. 91–285, §2, June 22, 1970, 84 Stat. 314; amended 1978 Reorg. Plan No. 2, §102, eff. Jan. 1, 1979, 43 F.R. 36037, 92 Stat. 3783, related to examination of applicants for registration.

§1973f. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973f was editorially reclassified as section 10305 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973g. Repealed. Pub. L. 109–246, §3(c), July 27, 2006, 120 Stat. 580

Section, Pub. L. 89–110, title I, §9, Aug. 6, 1965, 79 Stat. 441; renumbered title I, Pub. L. 91–285, §2, June 22, 1970, 84 Stat. 314; amended 1978 Reorg. Plan No. 2, §102, eff. Jan. 1, 1979, 43 F.R. 36037, 92 Stat. 3783, related to challenges to eligibilty listings.

§1973h. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973h was editorially reclassified as section 10306 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973i. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973i was editorially reclassified as section 10307 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973j. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973j was editorially reclassified as section 10308 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973k. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973k was editorially reclassified as section 10309 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973l. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973l was editorially reclassified as section 10310 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973m. Omitted

Codification

Section, Pub. L. 89–110, title I, §16, Aug. 6, 1965, 79 Stat. 445; renumbered title I, Pub. L. 91–285, §2, June 22, 1970, 84 Stat. 314, authorized Attorney General and Secretary of Defense, jointly, to make a study to determine whether laws or practices of any State or States impose preconditions to voting resulting in discrimination against Armed Forces personnel seeking to vote and to make a report to Congress not later than June 30, 1966, with the results of such study and recommendations for legislation.

§1973n. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973n was editorially reclassified as section 10311 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973o. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973o was editorially reclassified as section 10312 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973p. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973p was editorially reclassified as section 10313 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973q. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973q was editorially reclassified as section 10314 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

SUBCHAPTER I–B—SUPPLEMENTAL PROVISIONS

§1973aa. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973aa was editorially reclassified as section 10501 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973aa–1. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973aa–1 was editorially reclassified as section 10502 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973aa–1a. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973aa–1a was editorially reclassified as section 10503 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973aa–2. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973aa–2 was editorially reclassified as section 10504 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973aa–3. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973aa–3 was editorially reclassified as section 10505 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973aa–4. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973aa–4 was editorially reclassified as section 10506 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973aa–5. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973aa–5 was editorially reclassified as section 10507 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973aa–6. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973aa–6 was editorially reclassified as section 10508 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

SUBCHAPTER I–C—EIGHTEEN-YEAR-OLD VOTING AGE

§1973bb. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973bb was editorially reclassified as section 10701 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973bb–1. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973bb–1 was editorially reclassified as section 10702 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§§1973bb–2 to 1973bb–4. Repealed. Pub. L. 94–73, title IV, §407, Aug. 6, 1975, 89 Stat. 405

Section 1973bb–2, Pub. L. 89–110, title III, §303, as added Pub. L. 91–285, §6, June 22, 1970, 84 Stat. 318, authorized the Attorney General to institute actions to enforce this subchapter, and provided for jurisdiction of district courts, appeals, and penalties for denial of rights secured by this subchapter. See section 10701 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

Section 1973bb–3, Pub. L. 89–110, title III, §304, as added Pub. L. 91–285, §6, June 22, 1970, 84 Stat. 319, defined "State". See section 10702 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

Section 1973bb–4, Pub. L. 89–10, title III, §305, as added Pub. L. 91–285, §6, June 22, 1970, 84 Stat. 319, provided for effective date of this subchapter.

SUBCHAPTER I–D—FEDERAL ABSENTEE VOTING ASSISTANCE

Part I—Recommendation to States

§§1973cc to 1973cc–3. Repealed. Pub. L. 99–410, title II, §203, Aug. 28, 1986, 100 Stat. 930

Section 1973cc, acts Aug. 9, 1955, ch. 656, title I, §101, 69 Stat. 584; June 18, 1968, Pub. L. 90–343, §1, 82 Stat. 180; Nov. 4, 1978, Pub. L. 95–593, §7, 92 Stat. 2537, related to State enactment of absentee voting legislation and to covered persons. See section 20302 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

Section 1973cc–1, acts Aug. 9, 1955, ch. 656, title I, §102, 69 Stat. 584; June 18, 1968, Pub. L. 90–344, §1(1), 82 Stat. 181; Aug. 6, 1981, Pub. L. 97–31, §12(19), 95 Stat. 154, related to balloting procedures.

Section 1973cc–2, act Aug. 9, 1955, ch. 656, title I, §103, 69 Stat. 585, related to availability of statistical data to assist Presidential designee in compiling comprehensive information of operations under this subchapter.

Section 1973cc–3, act Aug. 9, 1955, ch. 656, title I, §104, as added June 18, 1968, Pub. L. 90–344, §1(2), 82 Stat. 181, related to legal residence for voting purposes of personnel residing on military installations.

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal applicable with respect to elections taking place after Dec. 31, 1987, see section 204 of Pub. L. 99–410, set out as an Effective Date note under section 20301 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

Part II—Responsibilities of Federal Government

§§1973cc–11 to 1973cc–15. Repealed. Pub. L. 99–410, title II, §203, Aug. 28, 1986, 100 Stat. 930

Section 1973cc–11, acts Aug. 9, 1955, ch. 656, title II, §201, 69 Stat. 585; Dec. 21, 1982, Pub. L. 97–375, title II, §203(b), 96 Stat. 1823, provided for designation of Presidential designee to coordinate and facilitate Federal responsibilities and to report to the President and Congress. See section 20301(a) and (b) of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

Section 1973cc–12, acts Aug. 9, 1955, ch. 656, title II, §202, 69 Stat. 586; Nov. 4, 1978, Pub. L. 95–593, §8, 92 Stat. 2537, related to acquisition and distribution by Presidential designee of current absentee voting information from each State.

Section 1973c–13, acts Aug. 9, 1955, ch. 656, title II, §203, 69 Stat. 586; June 18, 1968, Pub. L. 90–344, §1(3), 82 Stat. 181; Nov. 4, 1978, Pub. L. 95–593, §9, 92 Stat. 2538, related to cooperation of Government officials, drafts of State legislation, and printing and transmitting of post cards. See section 20301(c) of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

Section 1973cc–14, acts Aug. 9, 1955, ch. 656, title II, §204, 69 Stat. 586; June 18, 1968, Pub. L. 90–343, §2, 82 Stat. 181; June 18, 1968, Pub. L. 90–344, §1(4)–(6), 82 Stat. 182; Nov. 4, 1978, Pub. L. 95–593, §10, 92 Stat. 2538, related to form and content of post card application. See section 20301(b)(2) of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

Section 1973cc–15, act Aug. 9, 1955, ch. 656, title II, §205, 69 Stat. 588, related to use of prior post card form for election of Members of Congress.

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal applicable with respect to elections taking place after Dec. 31, 1987, see section 204 of Pub. L. 99–410, set out as an Effective Date note under section 1973ff of this title.

Part III—General Provisions

§§1973cc–21 to 1973cc–26. Repealed. Pub. L. 99–410, title II, §203, Aug. 28, 1986, 100 Stat. 930

Section 1973cc–21, act Aug. 9, 1955, ch. 656, title III, §301, 69 Stat. 588, provided definitions of terms used in this subchapter. See section 20310 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

Section 1973cc–22, act Aug. 9, 1955, ch. 656, title III, §302, 69 Stat. 588, provided free postage for official post cards, ballots, voting instructions, and envelopes. See section 3406 of Title 39, Postal Service.

Section 1973cc–23, act Aug. 9, 1955, ch. 656, title III, §303, 69 Stat. 588, related to prevention of fraud and coercion.

Section 1973cc–24, act Aug. 9, 1955, ch. 656, title III, §304, 69 Stat. 589, provided that acts done in good faith do not constitute a violation of any provision of law relating to elective franchise.

Section 1973cc–25, act Aug. 9, 1955, ch. 656, title III, §305, 69 Stat. 589, provided that no undue influence be used by any officer but that nothing in this subchapter be deemed to prohibit free discussion regarding political issues or candidates for public office. See section 609 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure.

Section 1973cc–26, act Aug. 9, 1955, ch. 656, title III, §308, 69 Stat. 589, authorized appropriations as necessary to carry out this subchapter.

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal applicable with respect to elections taking place after Dec. 31, 1987, see section 204 of Pub. L. 99–410, set out as an Effective Date note under section 20301 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

SUBCHAPTER I–E—VOTING RIGHTS OF OVERSEAS CITIZENS

§§1973dd to 1973dd–6. Repealed. Pub. L. 99–410, title II, §203, Aug. 28, 1986, 100 Stat. 930

Section 1973dd, Pub. L. 94–203, §2, Jan. 2, 1976, 89 Stat. 1142; Pub. L. 95–593, §1, Nov. 4, 1978, 92 Stat. 2535, provided definitions of terms used in this subchapter. See section 20310 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

Section 13973dd–1, Pub. L. 94–203, §3, Jan. 2, 1976, 89 Stat. 1142; Pub. L. 95–593, §2, Nov. 4, 1978, 92 Stat. 2535, related to qualifications for registration and vote by absentee ballot.

Section 1973dd–2, Pub. L. 94–203, §4, Jan. 2, 1976, 89 Stat. 1143; Pub. L. 95–593, §3, Nov. 4, 1978, 92 Stat. 2535, related to State provisions concerning absentee registration or qualification and absentee ballots and to recommendations to States in carrying out the provisions of this section. See section 20302 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

Section 1973dd–2a, Pub. L. 94–203, §5, as added Pub. L. 95–593, §4(2), Nov. 4, 1978, 92 Stat. 2535, related to acquisition and dissemination by Presidential designee of current absentee voting information from each State.

Section 1973dd–2b, Pub. L. 94–203, §6, as added Pub. L. 95–593, §4(2), Nov. 4, 1978, 92 Stat. 2536, related to printing and transmitting of voting material. See section 3406 of Title 39, Postal Service, and section 20301(c)(2) of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

Section 1973dd–3, Pub. L. 94–203, §7, formerly §5, Jan. 2, 1976, 89 Stat. 1143; renumbered §7, Pub. L. 95–593, §4(1), Nov. 4, 1978, 92 Stat. 2535, provided for enforcement by the Attorney General, jurisdiction of courts, and penalties for depriving or attempting to deprive persons of secured rights and giving or conspiring to give false information or paying or accepting money either for registration to vote or voting. See section 608 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, and section 20307 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

Section 1973dd–4, Pub. L. 94–203, §8, formerly §6, Jan. 2, 1976, 89 Stat. 1143; renumbered §8, Pub. L. 95–593, §4(1), Nov. 4, 1978, 92 Stat. 2535, provided that if any provision of this subchapter is held invalid, the validity of the remainder of this subchapter not be affected.

Section 1973dd–5, Pub. L. 94–203, §9, formerly §7, Jan. 2, 1976, 89 Stat. 1144; renumbered §9 and amended Pub. L. 95–593, §§4(1), 5, Nov. 4, 1978, 92 Stat. 2535, 2537, related to applicability of this subchapter to State registration requirements and voting practices and provided that exercise of any right to register or vote in Federal elections by any citizen outside the United States not affect the determination of residence or domicile for tax purposes. See section 20309 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

Section 1973dd–6, Pub. L. 94–203, §11, as added Pub. L. 95–593, §6, Nov. 4, 1978, 92 Stat. 2537, authorized appropriations as necessary to carry out this subchapter.

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal applicable with respect to elections taking place after Dec. 31, 1987, see section 204 of Pub. L. 99–410, set out as an Effective Date note under section 20301 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

SUBCHAPTER I–F—VOTING ACCESSIBILITY FOR THE ELDERLY AND HANDICAPPED

§1973ee. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973ee was editorially reclassified as section 20101 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973ee–1. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973ee–1 was editorially reclassified as section 20102 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973ee–2. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973ee–2 was editorially reclassified as section 20103 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973ee–3. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973ee–3 was editorially reclassified as section 20104 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973ee–4. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973ee–4 was editorially reclassified as section 20105 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973ee–5. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973ee–5 was editorially reclassified as section 20106 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973ee–6. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973ee–6 was editorially reclassified as section 20107 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

SUBCHAPTER I–G—REGISTRATION AND VOTING BY ABSENT UNIFORMED SERVICES VOTERS AND OVERSEAS VOTERS IN ELECTIONS FOR FEDERAL OFFICE

§1973ff. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973ff was editorially reclassified as section 20301 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973ff–1. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973ff–1 was editorially reclassified as section 20302 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973ff–2. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973ff–2 was editorially reclassified as section 20303 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973ff–2a. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973ff–2a was editorially reclassified as section 20304 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973ff–2b. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973ff–2b was editorially reclassified as section 20305 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973ff–3. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973ff–3 was editorially reclassified as section 20306 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973ff–4. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973ff–4 was editorially reclassified as section 20307 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973ff–4a. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973ff–4a was editorially reclassified as section 20308 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973ff–5. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973ff–5 was editorially reclassified as section 20309 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973ff–6. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973ff–6 was editorially reclassified as section 20310 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973ff–7. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973ff–7 was editorially reclassified as section 20311 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

SUBCHAPTER I–H—NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION

§1973gg. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973gg was editorially reclassified as section 20501 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973gg–1. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973gg–1 was editorially reclassified as section 20502 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973gg–2. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973gg–2 was editorially reclassified as section 20503 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973gg–3. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973gg–3 was editorially reclassified as section 20504 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973gg–4. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973gg–4 was editorially reclassified as section 20505 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973gg–5. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973gg–5 was editorially reclassified as section 20506 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973gg–6. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973gg–6 was editorially reclassified as section 20507 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973gg–7. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973gg–7 was editorially reclassified as section 20508 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973gg–8. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973gg–8 was editorially reclassified as section 20509 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973gg–9. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973gg–9 was editorially reclassified as section 20510 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1973gg–10. Transferred

Codification

Section 1973gg–10 was editorially reclassified as section 20511 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

SUBCHAPTER II—FEDERAL ELECTION RECORDS

§1974. Transferred

Codification

Section 1974 was editorially reclassified as section 20701 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1974a. Transferred

Codification

Section 1974a was editorially reclassified as section 20702 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1974b. Transferred

Codification

Section 1974b was editorially reclassified as section 20703 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1974c. Transferred

Codification

Section 1974c was editorially reclassified as section 20704 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1974d. Transferred

Codification

Section 1974d was editorially reclassified as section 20705 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.

§1974e. Transferred

Codification

Section 1974e was editorially reclassified as section 20706 of Title 52, Voting and Elections.