Super precincts; pilot program. (HB2447)

Introduced By

Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg)

Progress

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

Description

Super precincts; pilot program. Authorizes the State Board of Elections to conduct a pilot program under which one or more counties or cities whose proposal for participation in such pilot program is unanimously approved by the State Board would be permitted to use super precincts in the June primary elections. The bill requires the governing body of a county or city applying to participate in the pilot program to submit a plan for participation that includes the number of super precincts to be established in the county or city and the boundaries of such precincts and (ii) the location of vote centers to be established in each super precinct. The bill defines "super precinct" as the territory established by a county or city pursuant to the pilot program to be served by one or more vote centers and "vote center" as the structure that contains the one place provided for each super precinct at which the qualified voters who are residents of the super precinct may vote in a June primary election. The bill contains maximum criteria for any proposal for participation in the pilot program. The bill requires the State Board report on the implementation and effectiveness of the pilot program by August 15 of any year in which one or more localities participate in the pilot program. The bill has an expiration date of December 31, 2023. Read the Bill »

Status

01/15/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Privileges and Elections Committee

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Committee
01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102128D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/15/2019Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #2

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