Primary schedule in 2011; moves primary date to August 23, 2011, in anticipation of redistricting. (HB1507)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Primary schedule in 2011.  Moves the June 14, 2011, primary date to September 13, 2011, in anticipation of the 2011 redistricting process and adjusts various deadlines for filings and election preparations to accommodate the new primary date. The bill declares that an emergency exists and that the bill is effective upon passage.  


Bill Has Passed


12/17/2010Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/12/11 11101159D
12/17/2010Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/14/2011Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/14/2011Committee substitute printed 11104153D-H1
01/17/2011Read first time
01/18/2011Read second time
01/18/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104153D-H1
01/18/2011Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1507H1
01/19/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
01/19/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
01/20/2011Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/25/2011Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2011Read second time
01/28/2011Read third time
01/28/2011Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1507ER)
01/31/2011Signed by Speaker
02/01/2011Signed by President
02/03/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1507ER)
02/10/2011Governor's recommendation received by House
02/10/2011Placed on Calendar
02/11/2011House concurred in Governor's recommendation (96-Y 0-N)
02/11/2011VOTE: ADOPTION EMERGENCY (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Passed by for the day
02/16/2011Passed by for the day
02/17/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 3 (effective 2/17/11)
02/17/2011Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2011G Governor's recommendation adopted
02/17/2011Reenrolled bill text (HB1507ER2)
02/17/2011Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
02/17/2011Signed by President as reenrolled
02/17/2011Enacted, Chapter 3 (effective 2/17/11)
02/17/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0003)


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 1 minute.