Elections; certification of political party candidates for general, special, and primary. (HB71)

Introduced By

Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certification of political party candidates for general, special, and primary elections. Provides that the individual who acts for the party to certify candidates for the party primary or as party nominees shall not be a candidate for that primary or election. The party shall designate another party official to certify its candidates in such cases. Read the Bill »


03/23/2006: signed by governor


12/16/2005Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 060399448
12/16/2005Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/20/2006Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendments (22-Y 0-N)
01/23/2006Read first time
01/24/2006Read second time
01/24/2006Committee amendments agreed to
01/24/2006Engrossed by House as amended HB71E
01/24/2006Printed as engrossed 060399448-E
01/25/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/25/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
01/25/2006Communicated to Senate
01/26/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2006Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/21/2006Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N)
02/23/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/23/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2006Passed by for the day
02/27/2006Read third time
02/27/2006Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB71ER)
03/07/2006Signed by Speaker
03/08/2006Signed by President
03/09/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB71ER)
03/23/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 83 (effective 7/1/06)
03/31/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0083)