Voter registration; if not shown on pollbooks proof of registration at DMV, etc., required to vote. (HB3168)

Introduced By

Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; voter registration at offices of Department of Motor Vehicles; evidence of registration. Requires DMV office to forward completed voter registration applications to elections officials within three, rather than five, business days. Permits forwarding of applications by facsimile or electronic means. Allows voter whose name is not on the pollbook to cast his ballot at the polling place, rather than by a provisional ballot, if he presents proof of timely registration at a DMV office and completes a registration application at the polling place. Read the Bill »


03/20/2007: signed by governor


01/19/2007Presented and ordered printed 076577286
01/19/2007Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/25/2007Assigned P & E sub: #2 (Jones, S.C.)
01/31/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3168)
02/02/2007Committee substitute printed 075600286-H1
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Committee substitute agreed to 075600286-H1
02/05/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3168H1)
02/05/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB3168H1
02/06/2007Read third time and passed House (96-Y 1-N)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2007Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/13/2007Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N)
02/15/2007VOTE: (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2007Passed by for the day
02/19/2007Read third time
02/19/2007Passed by for the day
02/20/2007Passed by for the day
02/21/2007Read third time
02/21/2007Floor substitute printed 075625782-S1 (Obenshain)
02/21/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/21/2007Substitute by Senator Obenshain rejected 075625782-S1 (18-Y 20-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: (18-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2007Passed by for the day
02/22/2007Read third time
02/22/2007Passed by temporarily
02/22/2007Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/22/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB3168ER)
03/12/2007Signed by President
03/13/2007Signed by Speaker
03/20/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 692 (effective 7/1/07)
04/05/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0692)