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H.R.1655: Military Overseas Ballot Protection Act

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Sponsor Phil Roe, R-Tenn.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced April 18, 2013
Latest Major Action April 18, 2013
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Bill Summary

Military Overseas Ballot Protection Act - Amends the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act to prohibit a state from certifying the results of a regularly scheduled election for federal office until it has counted all valid ballots of absent servicemember voters collected by the presidential designee and delivered to the appropriate state election officials.

Allows a state to certify such results on the later of ten days after such election or the date provided under state law.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 18, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.