WV HB2859 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 8-0)
Status: Introduced on January 20 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-01-20 - To House Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


The purpose of this bill is to recognize legal standing of the West Virginia Legislature in court actions related to unauthorized changes to election laws and rules; identify the Legislature as a necessary party; and clarify who may seek mandamus relief.

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Relating to changing the process of election litigation



2023-01-20HouseTo House Judiciary
2023-01-20HouseIntroduced in House
2023-01-20HouseTo Judiciary
2023-01-20HouseFiled for introduction


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