Voter registration; failure of online voter registration system, deadline extension. (HB1810)

Introduced By

Del. Schuyler VanValkenburg (D-Henrico) with support from 10 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Lee Carter (D-Manassas), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington), Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News), Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington), Del. Rodney Willett (D-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Voter registration; failure of online voter registration system; deadline extension. Provides that in the event that a failure of the Virginia online voter registration system occurs prior to the close of registration records, the Governor has the authority to order the online voter registration system to be available for registration activities after the date for closing the registration records for a period of time equal to the amount of time during which the online voter registration system was unavailable for registration activities, rounded up to the nearest whole day, plus an additional day to allow for voter education efforts. The extension of registration activities shall apply to in-person registration and mail voter registration applications. Read the Bill »


02/19/2021: Passed the Senate


01/05/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101534D
01/05/2021Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/13/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1810)
01/13/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/13/2021Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment(s) (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2021Read first time
01/18/2021Read second time
01/18/2021Committee amendment agreed to
01/18/2021Engrossed by House as amended HB1810E
01/18/2021Engrossment reconsidered by House
01/18/2021Printed as engrossed 21101534D-E
01/19/2021Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1810E)
01/19/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/20/2021Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Reported from Privileges and Elections (13-Y 0-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Read third time
02/19/2021Passed Senate (34-Y 4-N)
02/24/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1810ER)
02/24/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1810ER)
02/24/2021Signed by President
02/25/2021Signed by Speaker
02/26/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 26, 2021
02/26/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 159 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0159)

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