Polling place procedures; election officer shall verify with voter his full name and address, etc. (HB1402)

Introduced By

Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton) with support from co-patron Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Polling place procedures; residence address of voter not announced. Removes the requirement that the officer of election audibly repeat the residence address of a voter offering to vote. The bill provides that the officer of the election is required to verify with the voter his full name and address and to audibly repeat the voter's full name. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102067D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/13/2020Assigned P & E sub: Gubernatorial Appointments
01/21/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1402)
01/22/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (5-Y 1-N)
01/24/2020Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Read first time
01/29/2020Read second time
01/29/2020Committee amendment agreed to
01/29/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB1402E
01/29/2020Printed as engrossed 20102067D-E
01/30/2020Read third time and passed House (100-Y 0-N)
01/30/2020VOTE: Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2020Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/06/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1402E)
02/18/2020Reported from Privileges and Elections (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Read third time
02/21/2020Passed Senate (36-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1402ER)
02/26/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1402ER)
02/27/2020Signed by Speaker
02/27/2020Signed by President
03/05/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 6, 2020
03/05/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 5, 2020
03/05/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 12, 2020
03/11/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 296 (effective 7/1/20)
03/11/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0296)


Ronald N Quasebarth writes:

Why remove this? For what possible reason. One seems obvious, a fake voter
seeking to use someone else's identity.