Absentee voting; declared state of emergency. (HB1921)

Introduced By

Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Absentee voting; declared state of emergency. Provides that in case of an emergency declared by the Governor, or declared by the President of the United States or the governor of another state and confirmed by the Governor, any registered voter whose precinct is affected by the emergency may vote absentee by mail or in person without giving one of the standard authorized reasons for voting absentee. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102090D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/11/2013Assigned P & E sub: Elections Subcommittee
01/15/2013Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely
02/01/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1921)
02/05/2013Left in Privileges and Elections


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

The ACLU of Virginia supports legislation that promotes access to the polls.