Absentee voting; persons age 65 and older may vote absentee. (SB139)

Introduced By

Sen. John Miller (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; absentee voting.  Provides that persons age 65 and older will be entitled to vote absentee. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101900D
01/11/2010Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/19/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB139)
01/19/2010Reported from Privileges and Elections (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2010Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2010Read third time and passed Senate (33-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2010Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2010Passed by for the day
01/26/2010Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2010Placed on Calendar
02/03/2010Read first time
02/03/2010Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/16/2010Assigned P & E sub: #2 Elections
02/23/2010Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
03/14/2010Left 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 28 seconds.