Special elections; adjusts various deadlines. (SB887)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Martin (R-Chesterfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Deadlines for certain special elections.  Adjusts various deadlines for certain special elections in response to changes required by the federal Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act regarding when ballots are to be prepared and made available for absentee voting. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101212D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/18/2011Reported from Privileges and Elections (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2011Read second time and engrossed
01/24/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB887)
01/24/2011Read third time and passed Senate (38-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
02/17/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 0-N)
02/18/2011Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2011Committee substitute printed 11105445D-H1
02/21/2011Read second time
02/22/2011Read third time
02/22/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11105445D-H1
02/22/2011Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB887H1
02/22/2011Passed by for the day
02/23/2011Read third time
02/23/2011Passed by temporarily
02/23/2011Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/23/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2011Passed by temporarily
02/24/2011House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2011Title replaced 11105445D-H1
03/03/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB887ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/08/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB887ER)
03/25/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 599 (effective 7/1/11)
03/25/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0599)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.