Correctional facilities, local; voting information for persons incarcerated. (SB1202)

Introduced By

Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond), Del. Steve Heretick (D-Portsmouth), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk), Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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 »


Bill Has Failed


01/04/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101323D
01/04/2019Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/18/2019Rereferred from Rehabilitation and Social Services (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2019Rereferred to Privileges and Elections
01/25/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1202)
01/29/2019Committee amendments
01/29/2019Failed to report (defeated) in Privileges and Elections (5-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)

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