Mechanical and electronic voting devices; number required, effective date. (SB739)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patron Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Voting devices; number required. Provides that there shall be at least one voting device for each 500 registered voters in a precinct. The current requirement is for one device for each 750 registered voters. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/12/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101183D
12/12/2012Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/15/2013Assigned to P&E sub: Campaigns and Elections
01/18/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB739)
01/29/2013Rereferred from Privileges and Elections (14-Y 0-N)
01/29/2013Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2013Rereferred to Finance
01/31/2013Reported from Finance with amendment (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Read second time
02/05/2013Reading of amendment waived
02/05/2013Committee amendment agreed to
02/05/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended SB739E
02/05/2013Printed as engrossed 13101183D-E
02/05/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Placed on Calendar
02/11/2013Read first time
02/11/2013Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/11/2013Assigned P & E sub: Elections Subcommittee
02/11/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB739E)
02/12/2013Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/23/2013Left in Privileges and Elections