Assistance for certain voters; curbside voting. (HB1921)

Introduced By

Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News) with support from 26 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond), Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), Del. Jeff Bourne (D-Richmond), Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Lee Carter (D-Manassas), Del. Josh Cole (D-Stafford), Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville), Del. Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Wendy Gooditis (D-Clarke), Del. Angelia Williams Graves (D-Norfolk), Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Candi King (D-Woodbridge), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington), Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun), Del. Don Scott (D-Portsmouth), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)

Progress

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

Description

Assistance for certain voters; curbside voting. Clarifies that any voter with a permanent physical disability, temporary physical disability, or injury is entitled to vote outside of the polling place. The bill further provides that during a declared state of emergency related to a communicable disease of public health threat, any voter is entitled to vote outside of the polling place. The bill requires that the area designated for voting outside of the polling place be clearly marked and instructions on how the voter is to notify an officer of election of his request to vote outside of the polling place be prominently displayed. The bill makes technical amendments for clarity and organizational purposes. Read the Bill »

Status

04/12/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Privileges and Elections Committee

History

DateAction
01/10/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101908D
01/10/2021Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/14/2021Assigned P & E sub: Election Administration
01/15/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1921)
01/19/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/20/2021Reported from Privileges and Elections (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Read first time
01/22/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2021Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/25/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2021Referred 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 (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Read third time
02/19/2021Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/24/2021Enrolled
02/24/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1921ER)
02/24/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1921ER)
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 163 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0163)

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