Absentee voting; no-excuse, in-person. (HB1819)

Introduced By

Del. Cliff Hayes (D-Chesapeake)

Progress

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

Description

Elections; absentee voting; no-excuse, in-person. Allows qualified voters to vote absentee in person without providing an excuse for not being able to vote in person on election day. The bill retains the statutory list of specific reasons allowing a voter to cast an absentee ballot by mail. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/09/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102924D
01/09/2017Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/13/2017Assigned P & E sub: Elections
01/16/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1819)
01/17/2017Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely
02/08/2017Left in Privileges and Elections

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB979.

Comments

Eva King writes:

I strongly support this bill. A functioning democracy needs participation in elections. Easy early voting options are a vital tool to help increase election turn-out.