Early voting; any qualified voter may vote in person from 17-3 days before election, etc. (HB2110)

Introduced By

Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake) with support from 11 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. William Barlow (D-Smithfield), Del. Al Eisenberg (D-Arlington), Del. Frank Hall (D-Richmond), Del. Johnny Joannou (D-Portsmouth), Del. Ken Melvin (D-Portsmouth), Del. Joe Morrissey (I-Highland Springs), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton), Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth), Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond), Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

Elections; early voting. Provides that any registered voter qualified to vote in the election may vote in person from 17 to three days before the election at specified times and at the sites provided in the locality. The provisions for absentee voting remain in effect except that the provisions for in-person absentee voting are superseded by the early voting process during the early voting period. The bill takes effect January 1, 2010. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2009Committee
01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 091115740
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/15/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2110)
01/16/2009Assigned P & E sub: Elections
01/19/2009Subcommittee recommends incorporating into HB 1620 by voice vote
02/10/2009Left in Privileges and Elections