Campaign telephone calls; prohibits campaign person from falsifying identification information. (HB215)

Introduced By

Sen. Kenneth Alexander (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Campaign telephone calls; caller identification.  Prohibits any candidate, candidate campaign, person, or political committee making campaign telephone calls to falsify or disguise caller identification information transmitted to the recipient of any campaign telephone call. If the caller identification information includes a name associated with the telephone number, the caller identification information shall include the name of the candidate, candidate campaign, person, or political committee that has authorized and is paying for the calls. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100460D
01/08/2010Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/13/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB215)
01/14/2010Assigned P & E sub: #1 Constitutional
02/10/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/12/2010Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2010Committee substitute printed 10104759D-H1
02/14/2010Read first time
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104759D-H1
02/15/2010Amendments by Delegate Alexander agreed to
02/15/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendments HB215EH1
02/15/2010Printed as engrossed 10104759D-EH1
02/16/2010Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB215EH1)
02/17/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/22/2010Assigned to P&E sub: Campaigns and Elections
03/02/2010Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2010Read third time
03/05/2010Reading of amendment waived
03/05/2010Committee amendment agreed to
03/05/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/05/2010Passed Senate with amendment (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2010Placed on Calendar
03/09/2010Senate amendment agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
03/09/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/22/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB215ER)
03/22/2010Signed by Speaker
03/25/2010Signed by President
04/07/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB215ER)
04/10/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 323 (effective 7/1/10)
04/10/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0323)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.