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H.R.775: Uninterrupted Elections Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about law
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Sponsor Morgan Griffith, R-Va.
Total Cosponsors 8 (3 Democrats, 5 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 15, 2013
Latest Major Action April 8, 2013
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Bill Summary

Uninterrupted Elections Act - Amends the federal judicial code to exempt an election and registration official, if named as a prospective juror under a random jury selection plan, from starting service as a juror during any election period (the period beginning 60 days before and ending 30 days after an election with respect to which the official has specified election duties).

Defines "election or registration official" as an appointed or elected local election administrator, or a permanent full-time employee of such an administrator, whose duties include the registration of voters or the administration of elections.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet.
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.