Voter registration by mail; certain first-time voters permitted to vote by absentee ballot. (HB185)

Introduced By

Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church) with support from co-patron Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)

Progress

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

Description

Voter registration by mail; certain first-time voters permitted to vote by absentee ballot. Adds to the list of exceptions to the requirement that first-time voters who registered to vote by mail must vote in person those voters who are entitled under current law to vote by absentee ballot because they are confined while awaiting trial or for having been convicted of a misdemeanor. Read the Bill »

Status

01/31/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill

History

DateAction
12/26/2019Committee
12/26/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100412D
12/26/2019Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/13/2020Assigned P & E sub: Elections
01/27/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB185)
01/28/2020Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB872-Bourne)
01/31/2020Incorporated by Privileges and Elections (HB872-Bourne)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB872.

Comments

Ronald N Quasebarth writes:

This is yet one more bill subject to many kinds of abuse and therefore fraud, all in the name of compassion.

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