Absentee ballots; emergency voting, repeals provisions relating to late applications. (HB1033)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Absentee voting; emergency voting. Provides the process by which a qualified voter is permitted to vote by an absentee ballot when an emergency either prevented him from applying for an absentee ballot by the deadline or will prevent him from voting in person on election day. The bill consolidates current sections regarding emergency absentee voting into one section. The bill also provides for the Commissioner of Elections to take administrative action to facilitate absentee voting by those persons providing emergency or other services in an area in which a state of emergency has been declared. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101556D
01/13/2016Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/18/2016Assigned to sub: Elections
01/18/2016Assigned P & E sub: Elections
01/26/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1033)
02/02/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in Privileges and Elections