Absentee voting; deadline for returning absentee ballot. (HB238)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), and Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield)

Progress

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

Description

Absentee voting; deadline for returning absentee ballot. Provides that any absentee ballot that is returned to the general registrar after the closing of the polls on election day but before noon on the third day after the election and postmarked on or before the date of the election shall be counted if the voter is found entitled to vote. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »

Status

01/31/2020: In Committee

History

DateAction
12/30/2019Committee
12/30/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101272D
12/30/2019Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/13/2020Assigned P & E sub: Elections
01/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB238)
01/21/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/24/2020Reported from Privileges and Elections (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Read first time
01/29/2020Read second time and engrossed
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

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