Voter identification; optional restrictive identification requirement. (HB2235)

Introduced By

Del. Amanda Batten (R-Toano) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)

Progress

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

Description

Voter identification; optional restrictive identification requirement. Allows a voter to opt into being required to show a valid photo identification issued by the Commonwealth, one of its political subdivisions, or the United States when voting in person. When a voter offers to vote and the pollbook indicates he has opted into such requirement, he shall be required to show a valid photo identification issued by the Commonwealth, one of its political subdivisions, or the United States in order to vote a regular ballot. The voter registration application shall permit an applicant to opt into this requirement and the Department of Elections is required to provide the means for currently registered voters to opt in as well. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2021Committee
01/13/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101318D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/15/2021Assigned P & E sub: Voting Rights
01/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2235)
01/20/2021Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 2-N)
02/05/2021Left in Privileges and Elections