Mechanical and electronic voting devices; number required, effective date. (SB739)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patron Del. Scott Surovell (D-Fairfax)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Voting devices; number required. Provides that there shall be at least one voting device for each 500 registered voters in a precinct. The current requirement is for one device for each 750 registered voters. Amends § 24.2-627, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

  • 12/12/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101183D
  • 12/12/2012 Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
  • 01/15/2013 Assigned to P&E sub: Campaigns and Elections
  • 01/18/2013 Impact statement from DPB (SB739)
  • 01/29/2013 Rereferred from Privileges and Elections (14-Y 0-N)
  • 01/29/2013 Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/29/2013 Rereferred to Finance
  • 01/31/2013 Reported from Finance with amendment (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/04/2013 Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/05/2013 Read second time
  • 02/05/2013 Reading of amendment waived
  • 02/05/2013 Committee amendment agreed to
  • 02/05/2013 Engrossed by Senate as amended SB739E
  • 02/05/2013 Printed as engrossed 13101183D-E
  • 02/05/2013 Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/05/2013 Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/11/2013 Placed on Calendar
  • 02/11/2013 Read first time
  • 02/11/2013 Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
  • 02/11/2013 Assigned P & E sub: Elections Subcommittee
  • 02/11/2013 Impact statement from DPB (SB739E)
  • 02/12/2013 Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
  • 02/23/2013 Left in Privileges and Elections