Absentee ballot; assistance to persons voting, penalties. (HB24)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Assistance to persons voting by absentee ballot; penalties. Provides that a violation of the law on assistance for persons voting by absentee ballot constitutes a Class 5 felony. Read the Bill »


03/30/2006: signed by governor


12/06/2005Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063362472
12/06/2005Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
12/06/2005Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (HB24)
01/13/2006Reported from Privileges and Elections (22-Y 0-N)
01/16/2006Read first time
01/17/2006Read second time and engrossed
01/18/2006Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
01/18/2006VOTE: (99-Y 0-N)
01/18/2006Communicated to Senate
01/19/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
01/19/2006Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/28/2006Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-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 (HB24ER)
03/11/2006Signed by Speaker
03/13/2006Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (HB24ER)
03/13/2006Signed by President
03/30/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 242 (effective 7/1/06)
04/04/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0242)