Absentee voting; availability on Sundays in office of general registrar or voter satellite office. (HB1968)

Introduced By

Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond) with support from 13 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station), Del. Wendy Gooditis (D-Clarke), Del. Angelia Williams Graves (D-Norfolk), Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean), Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News), Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield), Del. Rodney Willett (D-Henrico)

Progress

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

Description

Absentee voting; early in person; availability on Sundays. Permits the electoral board or general registrar of a county or city to provide absentee voting in person in the office of the general registrar or voter satellite office on Sundays. Read the Bill »

Status

03/18/2021: signed by governor

History

DateAction
01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102134D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/14/2021Assigned P & E sub: Election Administration
01/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1968)
01/19/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 2-N)
01/20/2021Reported from Privileges and Elections (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Read first time
01/22/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2021Read third time and passed House (55-Y 45-N)
01/25/2021VOTE: Passage (55-Y 45-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 (10-Y 2-N 3-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 (20-Y 17-N)
02/24/2021Enrolled
02/24/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1968ER)
02/24/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1968ER)
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 204 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0204)

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