Elections; voter registration, early registration for persons 16 years of age or older. (HB2000)

Introduced By

Del. Luke Torian (D-Woodbridge) with support from co-patron Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)

Progress

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

Description

Elections; voter registration; early registration for persons 16 years of age or older. Allows persons who are otherwise qualified and 16 years of age or older to register to vote. The bill specifies that this early registration does not permit such a person to vote in any election occurring prior to his eighteenth birthday, except for those situations currently set out. Amends § 24.2-403, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/14/2015Committee
01/14/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101977D
01/14/2015Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/20/2015Assigned P & E sub: Elections
01/28/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2000)
01/29/2015Subcommittee recommends striking from docket
02/10/2015Left in Privileges and Elections

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB694.

Comments

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

The ACLU of Virginia is monitoring this legislation.