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Regulate keeping polls open after closing time 
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Long Title To amend sections 3501.17, 3501.28, 3501.32, 3505.18, 3505.181, and 3505.183 and to enact sections 2505.40, 3501.321, and 3501.40 of the Revised Code to specify requirements for lawsuits concerning election procedures, to specify the conditions under which a court may order that a polling place be kept open for extended hours on the day of an election, and to require a person who votes during those extended hours to cast a provisional ballot.


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House Government Accountability and Oversight Committee
Senate Civil Justice Committee

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Bill Seitz


Niraj J. Antani
Louis W. Blessing III
Andrew Brenner
Jim Buchy
Doug Green
Jeff McClain
Robert McColley
Wes Retherford
Tim Schaffer
Barbara R. Sears
Marilyn Slaby
Ryan Smith
Louis Terhar
Ron Young
Kevin Bacon
Dave Burke
Bill Coley
John Eklund
Bob D. Hackett
Cliff Hite
Shannon Jones
Kris Jordan
Tom Patton
Joe Uecker
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