Voter registration; registration activities by third parties. (HB1747)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)

Progress

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

Description

Voter registration; registration activities by third parties. Requires individuals and groups conducting voter registration drives to register with the State Board of Elections or local offices, provide information as required by the State Board, receive training, and execute a sworn affidavit that they will abide by all Virginia voter registration laws and rules. The bill also prohibits pre-populating registration applications with information unless directed by the applicant to do so. Finally, the bill reduces the time limit for mailing or delivering such completed applications from 15 to 10 days. Read the Bill »

Status

02/19/2013: Passed the Senate

History

DateAction
01/08/2013Committee
01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101455D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/11/2013Assigned P & E sub: Elections Subcommittee
01/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1747)
01/22/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (0-Y 6-N)
01/22/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
01/25/2013Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendments (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2013Read first time
01/29/2013Read second time
01/29/2013Committee amendments agreed to
01/29/2013Engrossed by House as amended HB1747E
01/29/2013Printed as engrossed 13101455D-E
01/30/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1747E)
01/30/2013Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2013Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/12/2013Reported from Privileges and Elections (9-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Read third time
02/15/2013Passed by for the day
02/18/2013Read third time
02/18/2013Passed by for the day
02/19/2013Read third time
02/19/2013Reading of amendments #1, #2 waived
02/19/2013Amendments #1, #2 by Senator Petersen agreed to
02/19/2013Reading of amendment waived
02/19/2013Amendment by Senator Northam agreed to (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Reading of amendment #3 waived
02/19/2013Amendment #3 by Senator Petersen agreed to (20-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Chair votes yes
02/19/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/19/2013Passed Senate with amendments (36-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Placed on Calendar
02/21/2013Senate amendments rejected by House (4-Y 94-N)
02/21/2013VOTE: REJECTED (4-Y 94-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Senate insisted on amendments (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Senate requested conference committee
02/21/2013House acceded to request
02/21/2013Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2013Senators: Vogel, Reeves, Petersen
02/21/2013Conferees appointed by House
02/21/2013Delegates: Cosgrove, Cox, J.A., Sickles
02/22/2013Conference report agreed to by House (95-Y 3-N)
02/22/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2013Passed by temporarily
02/23/2013Conference report rejected by Senate (20-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2013Chair votes No
02/23/2013No further action taken
02/23/2013Failed to pass in House

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 26 minutes.