Absentee voting; expands scope of persons defined as members of voter's immediate family. (HB63)

Introduced By

Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


In-person absentee voting; late applications.  Expands the scope of persons defined as members of the voter's immediate family, and whose death or hospitalization permits the registered voter to submit a late application for in-person absentee voting, to include children, whether of the whole or half blood or by marriage or adoption; legal guardians; and any other person residing in the same household as the applicant. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/28/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100831D
12/28/2009Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/13/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB63)
01/14/2010Assigned P & E sub: #3 Campaign Finance
01/20/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 1-N)
01/22/2010Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendments (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2010Read first time
01/26/2010Read second time
01/26/2010Committee amendments agreed to
01/26/2010Engrossed by House as amended HB63E
01/26/2010Printed as engrossed 10100831D-E
01/27/2010Read third time and passed House (89-Y 9-N)
01/27/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (89-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2010Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/28/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB63E)
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 (95-Y 2-N)
03/09/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (95-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/22/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB63ER)
03/22/2010Signed by Speaker
03/25/2010Signed by President
04/07/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB63ER)
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 539 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0539)


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 1 minute.