Recounts; procedure for certain ballots. (HB179)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon)

Progress

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

Description

Recounts; procedure for certain ballots. Requires recount officials to segregate all ballots for which there is a question regarding the ballot's validity prior to the conclusion of the recount of each precinct. The bill provides that the recount court may not consider the validity of any ballots not set aside prior to the conclusion of the recount of each precinct. Read the Bill »

Status

02/12/2020: In Committee

History

DateAction
12/26/2019Committee
12/26/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101013D
12/26/2019Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/13/2020Assigned P & E sub: Elections
02/03/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB179)
02/04/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/07/2020Reported from Privileges and Elections (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2020Read first time
02/10/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Privileges and Elections committee on 02/18/2020. It meets on Tuesday, 4:00 P.M. - Senate Room A.

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