Absentee voting; persons age 65 and older on day of an election are entitled to vote absentee. (HB1394)

Introduced By

Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville) with support from co-patron Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)

Progress

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

Description

Elections; absentee voting. Provides that persons age 65 and older on the day of an election for which an absentee ballot is requested are entitled to vote absentee. Amends § 24.2-700, § 24.2-701, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/17/2012Committee
12/17/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100955D
12/17/2012Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/11/2013Assigned P & E sub: Elections Subcommittee
01/14/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1394)
01/15/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
01/18/2013Tabled in Privileges and Elections

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB724.

Comments

ACLU-VA Voting Rights, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

The ACLU of Virginia supports expanding opportunities to vote by absentee ballot.