Special elections; Commonwealth shall pay costs of conducting to fill vacancy in General Assembly. (HB1956)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Rob Krupicka (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Paying for special elections; General Assembly members. Provides that the Commonwealth shall pay the costs of conducting a special election to fill a vacancy in the General Assembly if such election is held on a day other than the day of a general election. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102256D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/11/2013Assigned P & E sub: Campaign Finance Subcommittee
01/16/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/16/2013Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/18/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1956)
01/18/2013Reported from Privileges and Elections (16-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2013Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/18/2013Assigned App. sub: General Government
01/30/2013Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/05/2013Left in Appropriations