Central absentee voter precincts; expedited counting of absentee ballots. (HB2421)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Central absentee voter precincts; expedited counting of absentee ballots. Allows the officers of election at a central absentee voter precinct to begin counting those absentee ballots that are counted by hand at any time after 6:00 a.m. on the day of the election. The bill prohibits ballot count totals to be announced or transmitted outside of the central absentee voter precinct until after the closing of the polls. Currently, absentee ballots may be processed at the central absentee voter precinct prior to the closing of the polls, but shall not be counted until after the polls have closed. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/19/2017Committee
01/19/2017Presented and ordered printed 17103956D
01/19/2017Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/23/2017Assigned P & E sub: Campaigns
01/24/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2421)
02/02/2017Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 3-N)
02/08/2017Left in Privileges and Elections

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1467 and SB1503.