Absentee ballot applications; general registrar may retain until electoral board has results. (SB308)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Martin (R-Chesterfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Retention of absentee ballot applications.  Provides that the general registrar may retain all absentee ballot applications until the electoral board has ascertained the results of the election, and has determined the validity of and counted all provisional ballots, before delivering such applications to the clerk of the circuit court. Currently, such applications must be delivered to the clerk before noon on the day following the election. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100880D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/21/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB308)
01/26/2010Reported from Privileges and Elections (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2010Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2010Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2010Placed on Calendar
02/08/2010Read first time
02/08/2010Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/16/2010Assigned P & E sub: #2 Elections
02/23/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/26/2010Reported from Privileges and Elections (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Read second time
03/02/2010Read third time
03/02/2010Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/02/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB308ER)
03/10/2010Signed by Speaker
03/12/2010Signed by President
03/12/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB308ER)
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 601 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0601)