H.R. 1655 (113th): Military Overseas Ballot Protection Act

To amend the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act to require States to delay certifying the results of regularly scheduled general elections for Federal office in order to ensure the counting of any marked absentee ballots of absent overseas uniformed services voters that are collected by the Presidential designee under such Act for delivery to State election officials.

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Apr 18, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 18, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David “Phil” Roe

Representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district



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Apr 18, 2013

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H.R. 1655 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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