Voters and voting; photo identification required to vote. (HB65)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas)

Progress

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

Description

Elections; photo identification required to vote. Specifies that a voter must present a photo identification document issued by Virginia or the United States to vote and eliminates other alternatives now provided under Virginia law. This bill is patterned after the Indiana statute that is the subject of pending cases before the United States Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of the requirement. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/07/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 087619616
12/07/2007Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/11/2008Assigned P & E sub: Elections
01/25/2008Continued to 2009 in Privileges and Elections
12/04/2008Left in Privileges and Elections