Voter registration system; State Board of Elections may share voter information with other states. (SB1196)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; voter registration system; maintenance. Requires prompt actions by the State Board of Elections and general registrars to update voter registration records and allows the State Board to share voter registration information with the chief election officers of other states for the purpose of maintaining the voter registration system. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103778D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/24/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1196)
01/25/2011Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2011Passed by for the day
01/31/2011Read second time
01/31/2011Reading of amendment waived
01/31/2011Committee amendment agreed to
01/31/2011Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1196E
01/31/2011Printed as engrossed 11103778D-E
02/01/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1196E)
02/01/2011Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/08/2011Assigned P & E sub: #2 Elections
02/15/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/18/2011Reported from Privileges and Elections (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Read second time
02/22/2011Read third time
02/22/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/22/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1196ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/08/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1196ER)
03/25/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 528 (effective 7/1/11)
03/25/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0528)


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 35 seconds.