Elections; central absentee voter precincts. (HB97)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Head (R-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; central absentee voter precincts. Removes the requirement that a central absentee voter precinct that is allowed by the general registrar to open after 6:00 a.m. on the day of the election must open before noon on the day of the election. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/13/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100882D
12/13/2013Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/10/2014Assigned P & E sub: Campaign Finance Subcommittee
01/22/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 2-N)
01/24/2014Reported from Privileges and Elections (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2014Read first time
01/28/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB97)
01/28/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2014Read third time and passed House (86-Y 13-N)
01/29/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (86-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB97)
01/30/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2014Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/18/2014Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N)
02/20/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2014Read third time
02/21/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB97ER)
02/25/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB97ER)
02/25/2014Signed by Speaker
02/27/2014Signed by President
04/04/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 552 (effective 7/1/14)
04/04/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0552)


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

The ACLU of Virginia opposes any legislation that restricts opportunities for citizens to vote.