Candidates; petition signature requirements in certain towns. (HB2397)

Introduced By

Del. Todd E. Pillion (R-Abingdon) with support from co-patron Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City)

Progress

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

Description

Candidate petitions; signature requirements for candidates in certain towns. Adjusts from 1,500 registered voters to 4,500 registered voters the population threshold for exemptions from petition signature requirements that apply to candidates for primary and general elections in towns. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/18/2017Committee
01/18/2017Presented and ordered printed 17104102D
01/18/2017Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/20/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2397)
01/22/2017Assigned P & E sub: Campaigns
01/26/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
01/27/2017Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2017Committee substitute printed 17104786D-H1
01/28/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2397H1)
01/30/2017Read first time
01/31/2017Read second time
01/31/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17104786D-H1
01/31/2017Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2397H1
02/01/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/01/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2017Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/14/2017Reported from Privileges and Elections (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2017Read third time
02/17/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Enrolled
02/21/2017Signed by Speaker
02/21/2017Signed by President
02/21/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2397ER)
02/21/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2397ER)
02/21/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/13/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 355 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0355)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 46 seconds.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

WHEN A REQUEST WAS MADE TO RECEIVER THE BILLS THAT WAS GRANTED AS A COURTESY TO ANY MEMBER OF THE BODY, SUBCOMMITTEE GAVE THAT MEMBER THE BACK OF ITS HAND. THIS HAPPENS IN WASHINGTON ALL THE TIME BUT DOESN'T HAPPEN HERE. MR. SPEAKER, THE CALL FOR REDISTRICTING REFORM IN VIRGINIA IS GETTING LOUDER EVERY DAY. THIS BODY DOESN'T SEEM TO BE LISTENING.