Prefiled legislation; electronic signature may be used. (SB611)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Signature for prefiled legislation. Allows for an electronic signature to be substituted for a handwritten signature on prefiled legislation as may be approved by each house in accordance with its rules and procedures. The legislation is set to sunset on July 1, 2014. Amends § 30-19.3, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/19/2012Presented and ordered printed 12104439D
01/19/2012Referred to Committee on Rules
02/03/2012Reported from Rules (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/08/2012Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Rules
02/21/2012Reported from Rules (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Read second time
02/24/2012Read third time
02/24/2012Passed House (97-Y 1-N)
02/24/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB611ER)
02/29/2012Signed by President
02/29/2012Signed by Speaker
04/06/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 670 (effective 7/1/12)
04/06/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0670)


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 45 seconds.