Election laws; time off to vote. (HB2130)

Introduced By

Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City) with support from co-patrons Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond), and Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Election laws; time off to vote. Requires employers to give their employees sufficient time off to vote, which shall be either before the employees' shifts begin or after their shifts end, unless otherwise agreed to by the employer and employee. The employer is required to pay employees for up to two hours of time off to vote. The bill requires the employee to give at least three days' notice of his intention to take voting leave and requires employers to post notice of the provisions of the bill at least 10 days prior to every election. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103657D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/15/2019Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #1
01/29/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/29/2019Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (5-Y 3-N)
02/05/2019Left in Commerce and Labor