Absentee ballot applications; unlawful to solicit in person from individuals in any hospital, etc. (SB63)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta) with support from co-patron Sen. Dick Black (R-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; solicitation of absentee ballot applications or ballots.  Makes it unlawful for anyone to solicit, in person, absentee ballot applications or ballots from individuals in any hospital, nursing home, or assisted living facility. The prohibition does not apply to family members or to general or assistant registrars, electoral board members, or their staffs. A violation of the section is a Class 1 misdemeanor under 24.2-1017. Read the Bill »


01/31/2012: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/05/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101355D
01/05/2012Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/17/2012Assigned to P&E sub: Campaigns and Elections
01/31/2012Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)