Voter identification; signed statement in lieu of required form of identification, penalty. (HB878)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Voter identification; signed statement in lieu of required form of identification; penalty. Permits a voter who does not show one of the required forms of identification when offering to vote to sign a statement that he is the named registered voter he claims to be in order to be permitted to cast a ballot. Such statement is signed subject to felony penalties for making false statements, punishable as a Class 5 felony. A voter who does not show one of the required forms of identification and does not complete or sign the statement shall be offered a provisional ballot according to the provisions of current law. The bill adds language regarding identification requirements for certain voters subject to the federal Help America Vote Act of 2002. Read the Bill »

Status

02/07/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Committee
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100376D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/08/2020Impact statement from VCSC (HB878)
01/14/2020Assigned P & E sub: Elections
01/30/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB878)
02/04/2020Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB19-Lindsey)
02/07/2020Incorporated by Privileges and Elections (HB19-Lindsey)

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