Absentee voting; persons with a disability or illness may vote absentee. (SB1274)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; absentee voting by individuals with disabilities or other medical conditions and caregivers. Establishes a right to vote absentee for individuals with medical conditions making them unable to go to polls on election day and their caregivers. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 073711844
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/31/2007Committee substitute printed 075598844-S1
02/01/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/01/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2007Read second time
02/02/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/02/2007Committee substitute agreed to 075598844-S1
02/02/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1274S1
02/05/2007Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/05/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2007Communicated to House
02/06/2007Placed on Calendar
02/06/2007Read first time
02/06/2007Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/08/2007Assigned P & E sub: #2 (Jones, S.C.)
02/20/2007Left in Privileges and Elections