Polling places; provides for extension of polling hours in emergency situations. (SB796)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; emergencies; extension of polling hours. Provides for extension of polling hours in emergency situations. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


02/21/2008Introduced at the request of Governor
02/21/2008Presented and ordered printed 089507802
02/21/2008Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/26/2008Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (10-Y 5-N)
02/27/2008Committee substitute printed 089508201-S1
02/28/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB796S1)
02/28/2008Read first time
02/29/2008Passed by for the day
03/03/2008Read second time
03/03/2008Floor substitute printed 089510216-S2 (Cuccinelli)
03/03/2008Reading of substitute waived
03/03/2008Passed by for the day
03/04/2008Floor substitute printed 089511216-S3 (Cuccinelli)
03/04/2008Read second time
03/04/2008Reading of substitute waived
03/04/2008Committee substitute agreed to 089508201-S1
03/04/2008Reading of amendments waived
03/04/2008Amendment #1 by Senator Barker agreed to
03/04/2008Amendment #2 by Senator Barker withdrawn
03/04/2008Reading of amendment waived
03/04/2008Amendment by Senator McEachin rejected
03/04/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB796ES1
03/04/2008Printed as engrossed 089508201-ES1
03/04/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Pending question ordered (36-Y 4-N)
03/04/2008Passed Senate (22-Y 18-N)
03/04/2008Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2008Communicated to House
03/05/2008Placed on Calendar
03/05/2008Read first time
03/05/2008Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
03/06/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB796ES1)
03/07/2008Continued to 2009 in Privileges and Elections


This bill mentions Richmond.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1577.