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2021 House Bill 4897: Revise party election challenger rules
Introduced by Rep. Julie Calley (R) on May 25, 2021
To revise details of a law that permits political parties to designate election challengers to be present at polling places, and the rules for challenging the validity of a particular vote. The bill would also provide for challenger to be at a city or township clerk’s office or satellite offices on election day.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Elections and Ethics Committee on May 25, 2021
Reported in the House on September 14, 2021
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the House on March 9, 2022
To tie-bar the bill to House Bill 5282, meaning this bill cannot become law unless that one does also. HB 5282 would make intimidating an election inspector a crime.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 9, 2022
Received in the Senate on March 15, 2022
Referred to the Senate Elections Committee on March 15, 2022