Absentee ballots; must be received by 5:00 p.m. on seventh day before election. (HB929)

Introduced By

Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; absentee ballots and certain deadlines. Provides that applications for mailed absentee ballots must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the seventh day before the election rather than at least five days before the election. Read the Bill »


03/31/2006: signed by governor


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063282106
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/18/2006Assigned to Privileges and Elections sub-committee: #2 (Jones, S. C.)
01/20/2006Reported from Privileges and Elections (22-Y 0-N)
01/23/2006Read first time
01/24/2006Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2006Passed by for the day
01/26/2006Read third time and passed House (81-Y 18-N)
01/26/2006VOTE: PASSAGE (81-Y 18-N)
01/26/2006Communicated to Senate
01/27/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2006Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/21/2006Reported from Privileges and Elections (10-Y 4-N)
02/23/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/23/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2006Read third time
02/24/2006Passed Senate (33-Y 6-N)
02/24/2006VOTE: (33-Y 6-N)
02/24/2006Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2006Passed Senate (32-Y 8-N)
02/24/2006VOTE: (32-Y 8-N)
03/01/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB929ER)
03/01/2006Signed by Speaker
03/02/2006Signed by President
03/31/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 438 (effective 7/1/06)
04/06/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0438)