Provisional voting; persons voting in split precincts. (HB1325)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Provisional voting; persons voting in split precincts. Provides that any voter who is assigned to a precinct that is split between two or more election districts and who believes he was given a ballot for the district of which he is not a qualified voter may request, prior to casting the ballot, and shall be permitted to cast a provisional ballot for the district of which he believes he is a qualified voter and for the district in which the pollbook indicates he is registered. The bill requires the ballots to be sealed in envelopes labeled with the corresponding district number and then sealed in the green envelope provided for all provisional ballots. At the meeting to determine the validity of all provisional ballots offered in the election, the electoral board shall verify which district the voter is a qualified voter of and count that ballot. Amends § 24.2-653, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104717D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/22/2018Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #1
01/22/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1325)
01/23/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/26/2018Reported from Privileges and Elections (19-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2018Read first time
01/31/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2018Read third time and passed House (96-Y 2-N)
02/01/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2018Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/01/2018Passed House (91-Y 6-N)
02/01/2018VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (91-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/20/2018Continued to 2019 in Privileges and Elections (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
11/30/2018Left in Privileges and Elections

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