Elections; precincts not to be changed between certain dates. (HB767)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Election precincts not to be changed between certain dates. Prohibits counties, cities, and towns from creating, dividing, abolishing, or consolidating any precincts or otherwise changing the boundaries of any precinct between February 1, 2019, and May 15, 2021, except in certain specified circumstances. Precinct ordinances may be adopted after January 1, 2021, but may not be implemented before May 15, 2021. This bill is identical to SB 983. Amends § 24.2-309.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102007D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/22/2018Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #2
01/24/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB767)
01/25/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/26/2018Reported from Privileges and Elections (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2018Read first time
01/31/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/01/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2018Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/01/2018Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/01/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE 2 (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/20/2018Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2018Committee substitute printed 18107264D-S1
02/21/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB767S1)
02/22/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2018Read third time
02/23/2018Reading of substitute waived
02/23/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18107264D-S1
02/23/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB767S1
02/23/2018Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2018Placed on Calendar
02/27/2018Senate substitute rejected by House 18107264D-S1 (41-Y 58-N)
02/27/2018VOTE: REJECTED (41-Y 58-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2018Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2018Senate requested conference committee
03/02/2018House acceded to request
03/02/2018Conferees appointed by House
03/02/2018Delegates: Jones, S.C., Cole, Sickles
03/05/2018Conferees appointed by Senate
03/05/2018Senators: Cosgrove, Reeves, Ebbin
03/10/2018C Amended by conference committee
03/10/2018Conference report agreed to by Senate (33-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2018Conference report agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
03/10/2018VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/20/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB767ER)
03/20/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB767ER)
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
04/04/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 778 (effective 7/1/18)
04/04/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0778)


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 2 minutes.