Voter registration; notice and public access not required for certain voter registration events. (SB358)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

Voter registration; notice and public access not required for certain voter registration events. Provides that voter registration conducted in a high school and voter registration events sponsored or conducted by an entity or organization which the general registrar or an assistant registrar attends as an invitee are not required to be open to the public. Currently, opportunities for voter registration are required to be provided at sites open to the public. The bill also provides that notice is not required for voter registration events that are not open to the public which the general registrar or an assistant registrar attends or voter registration events which the general registrar or an assistant registrar attends as an invitee. This bill incorporates SB 131. Amends § 24.2-412, § 24.2-415, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101905D
01/08/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/22/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB358)
01/23/2018Incorporates SB151 (Edwards)
01/23/2018Committee substitute printed to LIS only 18105915D-S1
01/23/2018Incorporates SB131 (Edwards)
01/23/2018Failed to report (defeated) in Privileges and Elections (5-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)