Absentee voting; Board of Elections shall implement a system to accept ballot electronically. (SB144)

Introduced By

Sen. John Miller (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Absentee voting; application by electronic mail or other electronic means.  Provides that the State Board of Elections shall implement a system to accept absentee ballot applications electronically. Currently, an applicant may request and receive, but not submit, an absentee ballot application electronically. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101905D
01/11/2010Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/19/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB144)
01/26/2010Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (10-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2010Committee substitute printed 10104504D-S1
01/26/2010Rereferred to Finance
02/04/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB144S1)
02/11/2010Reported from Finance with amendment (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Read second time
02/16/2010Reading of substitute waived
02/16/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104504D-S1
02/16/2010Reading of amendment waived
02/16/2010Committee amendment agreed to
02/16/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB144ES1
02/16/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Passed Senate (31-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Printed as engrossed 10104504D-ES1
02/17/2010Placed on Calendar
02/17/2010Read first time
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/19/2010Assigned P & E sub: #2 Elections
02/26/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB144ES1)
03/02/2010Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (2-Y 6-N)
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 2 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB426.