Absentee voting and procedures; SBE to provide to military overseas, secure electronic ballots. (SB830)

Introduced By

Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patrons Del. Rob Krupicka (D-Alexandria), and Sen. Jeff McWaters (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Voting by military and overseas citizens; pilot program. Authorizes the Secretary of the State Board of Elections to establish a pilot program or demonstration project with the U.S. Department of Defense Federal Voting Assistance Program or other federal agency for the purposes of allowing members of the military on active duty and their spouses, citizens residing outside of the United States, and military voters with disabilities or injuries to vote absentee by secure electronic means or other new technologies. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/28/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101083D
12/28/2012Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/08/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB830)
01/29/2013Committee substitute printed 13104727D-S1
01/29/2013Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2013Incorporates SB874
01/31/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2013Read second time
02/01/2013Reading of substitute waived
02/01/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104727D-S1
02/01/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB830S1
02/04/2013Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Placed on Calendar
02/06/2013Read first time
02/06/2013Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/06/2013Assigned P & E sub: Elections Subcommittee
02/08/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB830)
02/12/2013Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/23/2013Left in Privileges and Elections


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 7 minutes.