Voter registration; registration activities by third parties. (SB1008)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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 »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101454D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/15/2013Assigned to P&E sub: Campaigns and Elections
01/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1008)
01/22/2013Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendments (9-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Read second time
01/25/2013Reading of amendments waived
01/25/2013Committee amendments agreed to
01/25/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1008E
01/25/2013Printed as engrossed 13101454D-E
01/28/2013Read third time and passed Senate (23-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Placed on Calendar
02/05/2013Read first time
02/05/2013Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/05/2013Assigned P & E sub: Elections Subcommittee
02/12/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/14/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1008E)
02/15/2013Reported from Privileges and Elections (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Read second time
02/19/2013Read third time
02/19/2013Passed House (87-Y 10-N)
02/19/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (87-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1008ER)
02/22/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1008ER)
02/22/2013Signed by Speaker
02/23/2013Signed by President
03/16/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 465 (effective 7/1/13)
03/16/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0465)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 9 minutes.