General registrars; residency requirement, exemption for counties or cities. (HB690)

Introduced By

Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


General registrars; residency requirement; exemption for certain counties and cities. Exempts counties and cities with a population of 25,000 or less from the requirement that a person appointed to serve as a general registrar must be a qualified voter of the county or city for which he is appointed. This bill is identical to SB 556.


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100694D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/22/2018Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #3
02/05/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB690)
02/07/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/09/2018Reported from Privileges and Elections (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2018Read first time
02/12/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/13/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/13/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/20/2018Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2018Committee substitute printed 18107451D-S1
02/21/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB690S1)
02/22/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2018Passed by for the day
02/26/2018Read third time
02/26/2018Reading of substitute waived
02/26/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18107451D-S1
02/26/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB690S1
02/26/2018Passed Senate with substitute (36-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Placed on Calendar
02/28/2018Senate substitute rejected by House 18107451D-S1 (4-Y 93-N)
02/28/2018VOTE: REJECTED (4-Y 93-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2018Senate insisted on substitute (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2018Senate requested conference committee
03/05/2018House acceded to request
03/05/2018Conferees appointed by House
03/05/2018Delegates: Simon, Rush, Leftwich
03/06/2018Conferees appointed by Senate
03/06/2018Senators: Mason, Spruill, Vogel
03/09/2018C Amended by conference committee
03/09/2018Conference substitute printed 18108071D-H1
03/09/2018Conference report agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
03/09/2018VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2018Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB690H1)
03/20/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB690ER)
03/20/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB690ER)
03/20/2018Signed by Speaker
03/22/2018Signed by President
03/26/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 26, 2018
03/26/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 692 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0692)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.