Elections; acquisition of voting equipment by localities. (SB1340)

Introduced By

Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon)


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.

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Bill Has Passed


01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103926D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/14/2011Assigned to P&E sub: Campaigns and Elections
01/24/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1340)
02/01/2011Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2011Committee substitute printed 11104697D-S1
02/03/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1340S1)
02/04/2011Read second time
02/04/2011Reading of substitute waived
02/04/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104697D-S1
02/04/2011Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1340S1
02/07/2011Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2011Placed on Calendar
02/09/2011Read first time
02/09/2011Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/10/2011Assigned P & E sub: #2 Elections
02/15/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/18/2011Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2011Committee substitute printed 11105449D-H1
02/21/2011Read second time
02/22/2011Read third time
02/22/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11105449D-H1
02/22/2011Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1340H1
02/22/2011Passed House with substitute (90-Y 6-N)
02/22/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (90-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011House substitute rejected by Senate (3-Y 37-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011Reconsideration of House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011Title replaced 11105449D-H1
03/03/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1340ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/08/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1340ER)
03/24/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 447 (effective 7/1/11)
03/24/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0447)