Elections; provisional ballots, meeting of electoral board following election, adjournment. (SB361)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; meeting of electoral board following election; adjournment. Strikes "from day to day" to allow the board to adjourn, for example, from Wednesday to Friday for the review of provisional ballots. Present law allows the electoral board to adjourn from day to day up to seven days after the election to ascertain the results. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102187D
01/07/2014Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/20/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB361)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB361)
02/04/2014Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (14-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/04/2014Committee substitute printed 14104820D-S1
02/05/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB361S1)
02/06/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/2014Read second time
02/07/2014Reading of substitute waived
02/07/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104820D-S1
02/07/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB361S1
02/10/2014Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/2014Placed on Calendar
02/12/2014Read first time
02/12/2014Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/13/2014Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional Amendments
02/17/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/28/2014Reported from Privileges and Elections (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2014Read second time
03/04/2014Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
03/04/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB361ER)
03/06/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB361ER)
03/06/2014Signed by Speaker
03/09/2014Signed by President
04/01/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 486 (effective 7/1/14)
04/01/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0486)


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 2 minutes.