Absentee voting & ballots; procedures for returning to electoral board. (HB1491)

Introduced By

Del. Shannon Valentine (D-Lynchburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon), Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst), Del. Ken Melvin (D-Portsmouth), Del. Glenn Oder (R-Newport News), and Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Absentee voting procedures. Provides a uniform statewide deadline (the close of the polls) for the return of voted absentee ballots to the electoral board or general registrar. Read the Bill »


03/30/2006: signed by governor


01/20/2006Presented and ordered printed 060952106
01/20/2006Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/30/2006Assigned P & E sub: #2 (Jones, S.C.)
02/03/2006Reported from Privileges and Elections (22-Y 0-N)
02/06/2006Read first time
02/07/2006Read second time
02/07/2006Passed by for the day
02/08/2006Read second time and engrossed
02/09/2006Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/09/2006VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
02/09/2006Communicated to Senate
02/10/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2006Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/28/2006Reported from Privileges and Elections (12-Y 0-N)
03/02/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
03/02/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
03/03/2006Read third time
03/03/2006Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/03/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
03/11/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1491ER)
03/11/2006Signed by Speaker
03/13/2006Signed by President
03/30/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 297 (effective 7/1/06)
04/04/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0297)