Absentee voting and ballot applications; persons 65 or older may vote absentee. (SB65)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; absentee voting and absentee ballot applications. Provides that any person who will be age 75 or older on the election day may vote absentee. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/05/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063209844
01/05/2006Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/24/2006Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendments (14-Y 0-N)
01/26/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/26/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
01/27/2006Read second time
01/27/2006Reading of amendments waived
01/27/2006Committee amendments agreed to
01/27/2006Engrossed by Senate as amended SB65E
01/27/2006Printed as engrossed 063209844-E
01/30/2006Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
01/30/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
01/30/2006Communicated to House
02/14/2006Placed on Calendar
02/14/2006Read first time
02/14/2006Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/17/2006Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections