Officers of election; appointment. (SB61)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Martin (R-Chesterfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Appointment of officers of election.  Provides that if an electoral board decides to appoint substitute or additional officers of election after the appointments made by the board at its regular meeting in February, such appointments shall be made, if possible, from lists of nominations filed by the political parties that are entitled to representation as officers. The bill also provides that no more than one-third of the officers appointed for each precinct may be citizens who do not represent any political party. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/04/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100881D
01/04/2010Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/15/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB61)
01/26/2010Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendments (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2010Read second time
01/29/2010Reading of amendments waived
01/29/2010Committee amendments agreed to
01/29/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended SB61E
01/29/2010Printed as engrossed 10100881D-E
02/01/2010Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB61E)
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: #3 Campaign Finance
02/17/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/19/2010Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2010Read second time
02/23/2010Read third time
02/23/2010Committee amendment agreed to
02/23/2010Engrossed by House as amended
02/23/2010Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/23/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2010Passed by temporarily
02/25/2010House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB61ER)
03/03/2010Signed by Speaker
03/04/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB61ER)
03/06/2010Signed by President
03/29/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 190 (effective 7/1/10)
03/29/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0190)