General registrars; residency requirement, exemption for counties or cities. (SB556)

Introduced By

Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg) with support from co-patron Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

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 HB 690. Amends § 24.2-110, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102509D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/23/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB556)
01/23/2018Reported from Privileges and Elections (8-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2018Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2018Read third time and passed Senate (36-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Placed on Calendar
01/31/2018Read first time
01/31/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/08/2018Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #3
02/14/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 0-N)
03/02/2018Committee substitute printed 18107181D-H1
03/02/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB556H1)
03/02/2018Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2018Read second time
03/06/2018Read third time
03/06/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18107181D-H1
03/06/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB556H1
03/06/2018Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
03/06/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2018House substitute rejected by Senate (5-Y 34-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2018House insisted on substitute
03/08/2018House requested conference committee
03/08/2018Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2018Conferees appointed by Senate
03/08/2018Senators: Mason, Spruill, Vogel
03/08/2018Conferees appointed by House
03/08/2018Delegates: Rush, Leftwich, Simon
03/09/2018C Amended by conference committee
03/09/2018Conference substitute printed 18108173D-S1
03/09/2018Conference report agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
03/09/2018VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2018Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB556S1)
03/20/2018Enrolled
03/20/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB556ER)
03/20/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB556ER)
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 693 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0693)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 4 minutes.