Elections; acquisition of voting equipment by localities. (HB2080)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; voting equipment; DREs.  Allows the purchase of direct recording electronic machines from any source to meet legal mandates to provide accessible voting equipment. Current law requires these purchases to be made from existing DRE inventories within the Commonwealth. Amends § 24.2-626, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102569D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/18/2011Assigned P & E sub: #2 Elections
01/24/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2080)
02/01/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/04/2011Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2011Committee substitute printed 11104996D-H1
02/04/2011Incorporates HB2023
02/04/2011Incorporates HB1490
02/06/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2080H1)
02/07/2011Read second time
02/07/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104996D-H1
02/07/2011Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2080H1
02/08/2011Read third time and passed House (95-Y 4-N)
02/08/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2011Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/15/2011Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2011Read third time
02/18/2011Reading of amendments waived
02/18/2011Committee amendments agreed to
02/18/2011Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/18/2011Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Placed on Calendar
02/22/2011Senate amendments agreed to by House (91-Y 6-N)
02/22/2011VOTE: ADOPTION (91-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2080ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/04/2011Signed by President
03/08/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2080ER)
03/24/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 481 (effective 7/1/11)
03/24/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0481)