S.4517 - A bill to provide States additional time relating to the appointment of electors and for the meeting of electors for the 2020 election for President and Vice President.116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] (Introduced 08/06/2020)|
|Committees:||Senate - Rules and Administration|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 08/06/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.4517 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (08/06/2020)
This bill revises the electoral college time line for the 2020 presidential election.
First, the bill requires states to make final determinations of controversies or contests as to the appointment of electors by January 1, 2021. Currently, the deadline is December 8, 2020.
Further, the bill requires electors to meet in their respective states on January 2, 2021, to cast their votes for President and Vice President. Currently, electors must meet on December 14, 2020.