Voter identification; accepted forms of identification. (HB32)

Introduced By

Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Voter identification; accepted forms of identification. Adds to the list of acceptable forms of voter identification a valid student photo identification card issued by any institution of higher education located in any other state or territory of the United States. Current law allows students from any institution of higher education located in the Commonwealth to use their student photo identification cards for purposes of voting. Amends § 24.2-643, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
11/19/2015Committee
11/19/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100847D
11/19/2015Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/14/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Elections
01/14/2016Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee Elections
01/14/2016Assigned P & E sub:
01/17/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB32)
01/18/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB32)
02/09/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in Privileges and Elections

Comments

Emmy Hoopes writes:

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/article/why-voter-id-laws-arent-really-about-fraud/