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2013 House Bill 4833: Increase election recount deposit requirement

Public Act 406 of 2014

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).   Official Text and Analysis.
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
Passed 95 to 9 in the House on September 19, 2013 (same description)
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).
Received in the Senate on September 24, 2013
Referred to the Senate Local Government & Elections Committee on September 24, 2013
Reported in the Senate on December 15, 2014 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 28 to 10 in the Senate on December 18, 2014 (same description)
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).
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 29, 2014

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