Voter identification; repeal of photo identification requirements. (HB1079)

Introduced By

Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond) with support from 8 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria), Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt), Del. Schuyler VanValkenburg (D-Henrico), Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)

Progress

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

Description

Voter identification; repeal of photo identification requirements. Repeals the requirement that voters show a form of identification containing a photograph in order to be allowed to vote. The bill requires a voter to show either his voter registration confirmation documents; his valid Virginia driver's license, his valid United States passport, or any other identification issued by the Commonwealth, one of its political subdivisions, or the United States; any valid student identification card issued by any institution of higher education located in the Commonwealth or any private school located in the Commonwealth; any valid employee identification card containing a photograph of the voter and issued by an employer of the voter in the ordinary course of the employer's business; or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows the name and address of the voter. The bill adds language regarding requirements for certain voters pursuant to the Help America Vote Act of 2002. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2018Committee
01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101806D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/16/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1079)
01/22/2018Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #2
02/01/2018Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (4-Y 2-N)
02/13/2018Left in Privileges and Elections

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB452.