Absentee voting; no excuse. (SB114)

Introduced By

Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Absentee voting; no excuse. Allows any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in any election in which he is qualified to vote. The bill removes the current list of statutory reasons for which a person may be entitled to vote by absentee ballot and consolidates multiple sections relating to absentee voting by uniformed and overseas voters into one section and multiple sections related to absentee voting by persons with a disability into one section. Amends § 24.2-1004, § 24.2-101, § 24.2-452, § 24.2-612, § 24.2-700, § 24.2-701, § 24.2-706, § 24.2-707, § 24.2-709, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/15/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101566D
12/15/2017Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/24/2018Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (SB114)
01/29/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB114)
01/30/2018Continued to 2019 in Privileges and Elections (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
11/30/2018Left in Privileges and Elections

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