Elections; hours polls to be open. (HB545)

Introduced By

Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station) with support from co-patrons Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), and Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Hours polls to be open. Provides that polls shall close on the day of the election at 8:00 p.m. rather than 7:00 p.m. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/06/2014Committee
01/06/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101747D
01/06/2014Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/10/2014Assigned P & E sub: Campaign Finance Subcommittee
01/15/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB545)
01/15/2014Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB545)
02/12/2014Left in Privileges and Elections

Comments

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

The ACLU of Virginia supports legislation that expands opportunities for individuals to vote and to have that ballot counted.