Candidates; qualification considered a case decision and subject to Administrative Process Act. (HB646)

Introduced By

Del. Ward Armstrong (D-Martinsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; qualification of candidates.  Requires that any action of the State Board in accepting or failing to accept the qualification of any candidate shall be considered a case decision and subject to the Administrative Process Act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102106D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/21/2010Assigned P & E sub: #2 Elections
01/25/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB646)
02/09/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/09/2010Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/09/2010Reported from Privileges and Elections (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2010Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/10/2010Assigned App. sub: General Government
02/12/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/12/2010Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2010Read first time
02/15/2010Read second time and engrossed
02/16/2010Pending question ordered
02/16/2010Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to (61-Y 38-N)
02/16/2010VOTE: --- AGREE TO (61-Y 38-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Rereferred to Privileges and Elections
02/16/2010Left in Privileges and Elections


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 2 minutes.