Correctional facilities, local; voting information for persons incarcerated. (HB1800)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Heretick (D-Portsmouth) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), and Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Voting information for persons incarcerated in local correctional facilities. Provides that the Board of Corrections shall make, adopt, and promulgate rules and regulations regarding the provision of information on absentee voting to all persons confined in a local correctional facility who may be eligible to vote and information on the process of applying for a restoration of civil rights and of voting rights for those persons who have been convicted of a felony. Amends § 53.1-5, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/28/2018Committee
12/28/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101475D
12/28/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/12/2019Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #1
01/25/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1800)
01/29/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/29/2019Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (4-Y 2-N)
02/05/2019Left in Privileges and Elections

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