Candidates for office; required to file copy of petition signed by qualified voters. (HB499)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Candidates for office; nominating petitions. Requires a candidate for nomination by primary to file an additional copy of his petition signed by a number of qualified voters with the local electoral board in the locality where the candidate resides. The petition will be available to the public at the offices of the local electoral board for five days after the primary. Qualified voters signing the petition will no longer be required to provide their social security number, but will be permitted to include the last four digits of their social security number. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103388D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/15/2010Assigned P & E sub: #2 Elections
01/18/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB499)
01/26/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
01/29/2010Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2010Committee substitute printed 10104735D-H1
02/01/2010Read first time
02/01/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB499H1)
02/02/2010Read second time
02/02/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104735D-H1
02/02/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB499H1
02/03/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE(98-Y 0-N)
02/03/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/03/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2010Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/23/2010Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2010Read third time
02/26/2010Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB499ER)
03/08/2010Signed by Speaker
03/08/2010Signed by President
03/09/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB499ER)
04/07/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 215 (effective 7/1/10)
04/07/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0215)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 50 seconds.