Voting equipment; wireless communications at polling places, exceptions. (HB1476)

Introduced By

Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; voting equipment; wireless communications at polling places. Provides an exception to the prohibition on wireless communications to or from voting devices at the polls on election day. The bill authorizes wireless communications after the polls are closed to transmit results from voting equipment by modem to the electoral board. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/16/2008Presented and ordered printed 088910520
01/16/2008Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/22/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1476)
01/22/2008Assigned P & E sub: Elections
02/01/2008Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2008Committee substitute printed 087693708-H1
02/04/2008Substitute bill reprinted 087693708-H1
02/04/2008Read first time
02/05/2008Read second time
02/05/2008Committee substitute agreed to 087693708-H1
02/05/2008Passed by for the day
02/06/2008Read second time
02/06/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1476H1
02/07/2008Read third time and passed House (93-Y 6-N)
02/07/2008VOTE: --- PASSAGE (93-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2008Communicated to Senate
02/08/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1476H1)
02/08/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2008Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/19/2008Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/2008Read third time
02/22/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1476ER)
02/26/2008Signed by Speaker
02/28/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1476ER)
02/28/2008Signed by President
03/05/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 393 (effective 7/1/08)
03/11/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0393)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB467.