Absentee voting; no-excuse in-person available 21 days prior to election. (HB1959)

Introduced By

Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville) with support from co-patrons Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington), and Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Absentee voting; no-excuse in-person available 21 days prior to election. Allows for any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in person beginning on the twenty-first day prior to any election in which he is qualified to vote without providing a reason or making prior application for an absentee ballot. The bill makes absentee voting in person available beginning on the forty-fifth day prior to the election and ending at 5:00 p.m. on the Saturday immediately preceding the election. The bill retains the current provisions for voting an absentee ballot by mail or in person prior to the twenty-first day before the election, including the application requirement and the list of statutory reasons for absentee voting. Amends § 24.2-1004, § 24.2-452, § 24.2-612, § 24.2-700, § 24.2-701, § 24.2-702.1, § 24.2-703.1, § 24.2-703.2, § 24.2-706, § 24.2-707, § 24.2-709, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/12/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Privileges and Elections Committee

History

DateAction
01/06/2019Committee
01/06/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102642D
01/06/2019Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/12/2019Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #1

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