Officers of election; appointment, qualification, and terms. (SB558)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Black (R-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Officers of election. Provides that a local electoral board may appoint a person 16 or 17 years of age as an officer of election, provided such person is a citizen of the United States, a resident of the Commonwealth, and, to the extent practicable, a resident of the precinct he is appointed to serve. The bill provides that persons so appointed shall not serve as chief or assistant chief officer or be appointed in such number as to constitute the majority of the officers in any precinct. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2014Presented and ordered printed 14100280D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/10/2014Assigned to P&E sub: Campaigns and Elections
01/15/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB558)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB558)
02/04/2014Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendments (13-Y 2-N)
02/06/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/2014Read second time
02/07/2014Reading of amendments waived
02/07/2014Committee amendments agreed to
02/07/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended SB558E
02/07/2014Printed as engrossed 14100280D-E
02/10/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB558E)
02/10/2014Read third time and passed Senate (36-Y 4-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
03/04/2014Left 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 2 minutes.