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


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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Last Updated: Apr 18, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

4/18/2013--Introduced.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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 18, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1655”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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