Absentee ballots; joint subcommittee to study processing thereof before election day. (HJ648)

Introduced By

Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Study; expedited processing of absentee ballots; report. Establishes a joint subcommittee to study expedited processing of absentee votes before election day. Created for one year to benefit the large anticipated voter participation in 2008, the 11-member joint subcommittee will examine: (i) the practices of other states that allow expedited processing of absentee ballots before election day; (ii) the experience in other states that accept absentee ballots without signature verification or electronically; (iii) the advantages and disadvantages of expeditng procedures; and (iv) whether Virginia should authorize local election officials to expedite processing of absentee ballots before election day. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/09/2007Committee
01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078806544
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on Rules