Third-party registration groups; registration and disclosure requirements. (SB1256)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Third-party registration groups; registration and disclosure requirements. Requires any individual or organization that will be distributing and collecting voter registration applications to register as a third-party registration group with the Department of Elections (the Department) prior to engaging in any voter registration activities. The Department is required to issue a unique identification number to each third-party registration group, and each group shall assign its volunteers and employees a separate identification number. The bill requires these identification numbers to be included on voter registration applications collected by the third-party registration group. The bill also requires third-party registration groups to maintain a record containing information about all volunteers and employees engaging in voter registration activities on behalf of the group. Amends § 24.2-416.6, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101096D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/24/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1256)
01/31/2017Stricken at request of Patron in Privileges and Elections (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)