Absentee voting; extends deadline for applying for an absentee ballot to cast other than in person. (HB239)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Absentee voting; deadline for applying for an absentee ballot to cast other than in person. Adjusts the deadline for a voter to apply for an absentee ballot that is to be cast by mail from the seventh day prior to the election to the eleventh day prior to the election. The bill also adjusts the deadline for applications for multiple elections for uniformed and overseas voters and for emergency applications and absentee ballots for persons incapacitated or hospitalized. Read the Bill »


02/21/2020: Passed the Senate


12/30/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101270D
12/30/2019Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/14/2020Assigned P & E sub: Elections
01/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB239)
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 BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/30/2020VOTE: (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2020Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/18/2020Reported from Privileges and Elections (13-Y 1-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 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB239ER)
02/26/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB239ER)

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