Illegal voting and registrations; prohibition against voting more than once. (HB60)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Illegal voting and registrations; write-in absentee ballots.  Clarifies that the prohibition against voting more than once in one election does not apply to military and overseas voters entitled to vote a federal write-in absentee ballot who may send in both the write-in ballot and a state absentee ballot. If both ballots are received prior to the close of the polls, the state ballot will be the one counted. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/19/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101232D
12/19/2011Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/12/2012Assigned P & E sub: Elections Subcommittee
01/17/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/18/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB60)
01/20/2012Reported from Privileges and Elections (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2012Read first time
01/24/2012Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/25/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2012Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
01/25/2012Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/25/2012VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2012Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/26/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2012Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/21/2012Reported from Privileges and Elections (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Read third time
02/24/2012Passed by for the day
02/27/2012Read third time
02/27/2012Passed Senate (33-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB60)
03/02/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB60ER)
03/02/2012Signed by Speaker
03/05/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB60ER)
03/05/2012Signed by President
03/09/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB60ER)
04/06/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 652 (effective 7/1/12)
04/06/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0652)


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