Voting; restrictions on the basis of race. (SB555)

Introduced By

Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake) with support from co-patron Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)

Progress

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

Description

Voting restrictions on the basis of race. Repeals several Acts of Assembly that implemented and enforced a state poll tax and provided for separate registration records on the basis of race. This bill is identical to HB 1086. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102509D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/28/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB555)
01/28/2020Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-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
02/18/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/21/2020Reported from Privileges and Elections (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2020Read second time
02/26/2020Read third time
02/26/2020Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/26/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Enrolled
03/03/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB555ER)
03/03/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB555ER)
03/03/2020Signed by Speaker
03/04/2020Signed by President
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
03/18/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 377 (effective 7/1/20)
03/18/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0377)

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