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Elections; extension of polling hours from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. (SB964)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Hours polls to be open. Provides that polls shall close at 8:00 p.m. rather than 7:00 p.m. Amends § 24.2-603, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

  • 01/08/2013 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13
  • 01/08/2013 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101015D
  • 01/08/2013 Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
  • 01/15/2013 Impact statement from DPB (SB964)
  • 01/18/2013 Failed to report (defeated) in Privileges and Elections (5-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)

Comments

ACLU-VA Voting Rights, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

The ACLU of Virginia supports legislation that expands access to the polls.