Elections; creates exceptions to prohibited activities at polls. (HB1610)

Introduced By

Del. Jim Shuler (D-Blacksburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Elections; prohibited activities at the polls. Creates an exception to the prohibition on campaign activities within 40 feet of the polling place or within the polling place for the wearing by voters of buttons, stickers, or items of apparel that contain a candidate's name or a political slogan. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
11/12/2008Committee
11/12/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 092208732
11/12/2008Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/15/2009Assigned P & E sub: Elections
01/15/2009Assigned P & E sub: Campaign Finance
01/21/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
01/23/2009Assigned P & E sub: Elections
01/27/2009Subcommittee recommends incorporating into HB1878 by voice vote
01/30/2009Incorporated by Privileges and Elections (HB1878-Cosgrove)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB867.

Comments

Valerie Garner writes:

I support this bill. It caused undue hardship on electoral officials and voters.