Elections; date of June primary election. (SB316)

Introduced By

Sen. Jen Kiggans (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania), and Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; date of June primary election. Changes the date of the primary election held in June from the second Tuesday in June to the third Tuesday in June. The bill also changes candidate filing deadlines to reflect the change of date. The provisions of the bill do not become effective unless reenacted by the 2021 Session of the General Assembly. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103661D
01/05/2020Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB316)
01/21/2020Reported from Privileges and Elections (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2020Passed by for the day
01/28/2020Read third time and passed Senate (24-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Placed on Calendar
02/03/2020Read first time
02/03/2020Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/06/2020Assigned P & E sub: Gubernatorial Appointments
02/19/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 1-N)
02/21/2020Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2020Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
02/25/2020Rereferred to Privileges and Elections
02/28/2020Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Read second time
03/04/2020Read third time
03/04/2020Passed House (72-Y 24-N)
03/04/2020VOTE: Passage (72-Y 24-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB316ER)
03/07/2020Signed by President
03/08/2020Signed by Speaker
03/09/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB316ER)
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/11/2020Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/22/2020VOTE: (63-Y 30-N)
04/22/2020Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (24-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
04/22/2020House concurred in Governor's recommendation (63-Y 30-N)
04/22/2020G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/22/2020Reenrolled bill text (SB316ER2)
04/22/2020Signed by President as reenrolled
04/22/2020Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/22/2020Enacted, Chapter 1253 (effective - see bill)
04/22/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1253)
05/01/2020VOTE: (63-Y 30-N)