Elections; absentee voting. (SB12)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Elections; absentee voting.  Provides that qualified voters may vote absentee in person without providing an excuse or reason for not being able to vote in person on election day. The bill retains the present statutory list of specific reasons entitling a voter to cast an absentee ballot for those persons who vote absentee by mail. Amends § 24.2-700, § 24.2-701, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/19/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100620D
12/19/2011Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/17/2012Failed to report (defeated) in Privileges and Elections (7-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB786.