Polling places; requires electoral board to give notice of alternative place to vote. (HB1000)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Nutter (R-Christiansburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; emergency procedures.  Requires a local electoral board to convene a public meeting with at least seven days notice if an emergency makes a polling place unusable or inaccessible. After receiving any public comment, the electoral board shall propose an alternative polling place, subject to the prior approval of the State Board. The State Board shall review the proposal by the local electoral board and determine whether the stated emergency necessitates the change in polling place. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101962D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/20/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1000)
01/21/2010Assigned P & E sub: #2 Elections
02/02/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/09/2010Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2010Committee substitute printed 10104920D-H1
02/11/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1000H1)
02/11/2010Read first time
02/12/2010Read second time
02/12/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104920D-H1
02/12/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1000H1
02/15/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/15/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2010Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/23/2010Reported from Privileges and Elections (8-Y 6-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/25/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2010Read third time
02/26/2010Passed by for the day
03/01/2010Read third time
03/01/2010Reading of amendment waived
03/01/2010Amendment by Senator Edwards rejected (20-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Chair votes No
03/01/2010Passed Senate (30-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1000ER)
03/09/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1000ER)
03/09/2010Signed by Speaker
03/11/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 639 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0639)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 4 minutes.