Absentee voting; persons with a disability or illness may vote absentee. (HB310)

Introduced By

Del. Al Eisenberg (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; absentee voting. Extends to persons with any disability or illness, rather than only a "physical" disability or illness, the ability to obtain an absentee ballot and provides a definition for "person with a disability." Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/03/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088224496
01/03/2008Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/11/2008Assigned P & E sub: Elections
02/08/2008Continued to 2009 in Privileges and Elections

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB7.


Dan Kachur writes:

Senator Deeds is on a roll with extending the rights of voters this cycle. Way to go!

Alison Hymes writes:

This is a terrific bill, I hope it passes. As a person with a disability/chronic illness that has in the past required dialysis 3 times a week including Tuesdays, this would be a great help when/if I go back on dialysis.

Alison Hymes writes:

Yeah, we wouldn't want to pass any pro-disability rights legislation this year, would we? Shame.