Voter identification; expiration date not considered. (HB1375)

Introduced By

Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk) with support from co-patron Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)

Progress

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

Description

Elections; voter identification; expiration date not considered. Provides that the expiration date on a form of identification offered for voting identification purposes shall not be considered when determining the validity of that form of identification. Amends § 24.2-643, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100973D
12/08/2014Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/13/2015Assigned P & E sub: Elections
01/15/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1375)
01/29/2015Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/10/2015Left in Privileges and Elections

Comments

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

The ACLU of Virginia supports legislation that promotes increased access to the polls for individuals to exercise their constitutional right to vote.