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2013 House Bill 4833: Increase election recount deposit requirement
  1. Introduced by Rep. Kurt Heise (R) on June 13, 2013, to increase the money deposit a candidate must make to get an election recount from $10 to $25 per precinct, and to $125 per precinct if the election wasn't close (within 50 votes or 0.5 percent).
    • Referred to the House Elections and Ethics Committee on June 13, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on June 18, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on September 12, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 12, 2013.
  2. Passed 95 to 9 in the House on September 19, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on September 24, 2013.
    • Referred to the Senate Local Government & Elections Committee on September 24, 2013.