Voter registration lists; interstate cross-checking programs. (HB665)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Mike Futrell (D-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; voter registration lists; interstate cross-checking programs. Prohibits the cancellation of the registration of an active voter identified on the basis of interstate cross-check lists as registered in another state without corroboration that he has moved from Virginia. Voters identified as having moved will be given notice before the voter's registration is canceled. The bill also provides a timetable for the general registrars to process names of such voters. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102311D
01/07/2014Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/10/2014Assigned P & E sub: Elections Subcommittee
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB665)
01/30/2014Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2015
02/07/2014Continued to 2015 in Privileges and Elections
12/04/2014Left in Privileges and Elections


Carol Lindstrom writes:

There have been far too many documented cases of errors within the interstate cross-checking programs for those results to be used without thorough vetting. This bill provides a framework for verification AND timetables for actions that will help to prevent errors.

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

The ACLU of Virginia is monitoring this legislation.