Elections administration; Department of Elections to employ a Director of Operations. (HB540)

Introduced By

Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections administration; Department of Elections; position of Director of Operations. Directs the Department of Elections to employ a Director of Operations, who will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations at the Department and ensuring (i) fulfillment of the Department's mission and responsibilities; (ii) compliance with state and federal election laws and regulations; and (iii) compliance with the Department's business, administrative, and financial policies. The bill provides that the Director of Operations position is a full-time classified position subject to the Virginia Personnel Act. This bill is a recommendation of the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission. Read the Bill »


02/18/2020: passed committee


01/05/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102246D
01/05/2020Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/13/2020Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional Amendments
01/27/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB540)
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/2020Reported from Privileges and Elections (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/2020Assigned App. sub: Compensation & General Government
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/03/2020Reported from Appropriations (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Read first time
02/06/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/07/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2020Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/18/2020Reported from Privileges and Elections (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations

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