Voter registration procedures; application to register must contain a receipt given applicant. (SB916)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Voter registration procedures; applications and receipts. Provides that the state form for the application to register to vote must contain a receipt that will be given to the applicant by any person accepting the application. The receipt states the name of the office or person accepting the application, the date accepted, and a phone number that the applicant may call to verify that he is registered. The requirements pertaining to the receipt are inapplicable when the applicant mails his application directly to a general registrar authorized to accept the application. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078233744
01/08/2007Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/18/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/18/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2007Read second time
01/19/2007Reading of amendment waived
01/19/2007Committee amendment agreed to
01/19/2007Engrossed by Senate as amended SB916E
01/19/2007Printed as engrossed 078233744-E
01/22/2007Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
01/22/2007Communicated to House
02/02/2007Placed on Calendar
02/02/2007Read first time
02/02/2007Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/09/2007Assigned P & E sub: #2 (Jones, S.C.)
02/20/2007Left in Privileges and Elections