Absentee voting; application form contents. (SB46)

Introduced By

Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Absentee voting; application form contents. Removes the requirement that a person applying for an absentee ballot provide supporting information regarding the reason he is eligible for an absentee ballot. The applicant will still be required to provide the reason he will be absent or unable vote at his polling place on the day of the election. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


11/18/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100471D
11/18/2019Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/14/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB46)
01/14/2020Reported from Privileges and Elections (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/20/2020Read third time and passed Senate (33-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/14/2020Assigned P & E sub: Elections
02/21/2020Tabled in Privileges and Elections (19-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)