Constitutional amendment; registration of voters (first reference). (SJ226)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Constitutional amendment (first resolution); registration of voters. Permits the General Assembly to provide by law for the use of a portion of an applicant's social security number on the voter registration application. Currently, an applicant must provide his full social security number in order to register to vote. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


10/12/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100611D
10/12/2016Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/20/2017Assigned to P&E sub: Constitutional Amendments
01/31/2017Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (8-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)


frank papcin writes:

we have enough problems identifying who is who
voting is a right, privilege, responsibility of every AMERICAN CITIZEN
not every person in our country-
you can't get anything without proper identification, --which requires your complete social security number
is voting any less worthy than getting a credit card?--food stamps-- welfare