Absentee voting; persons age 65 and older may vote absentee. (HB2113)

Introduced By

Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake) with support from 12 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), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton), Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth), Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond), Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; persons entitled to vote absentee. Adds persons age 65 and older to the list of persons eligible to vote absentee. Amends § 24.2-700, § 24.2-701, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 091114740
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/16/2009Assigned P & E sub: Elections
01/19/2009Subcommittee recommends incorporating into HB 1896 by voice vote
02/10/2009Left in Privileges and Elections