Voter registration; extended time for new United States citizens to register. (HB171)

Introduced By

Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station)

Progress

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

Description

Voter registration; extended time for new United States citizens to register. Allows a person who becomes a naturalized United States citizen after the close of registration records, and who is otherwise qualified to vote, to register to vote up to and including the day of the election. The bill requires the Department of Elections to prescribe procedures for the addition of persons registered under the provisions of the bill to the lists of registered voters. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/22/2017Committee
12/22/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101172D
12/22/2017Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/22/2018Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #1
01/29/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB171)
01/30/2018Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (4-Y 2-N)
02/13/2018Left in Privileges and Elections

Comments

Rob Waters writes:

Here's to hoping this isn't needed, and the bill to allow registration on the day of passes.

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