Elections; preservation of order at the polls, powers of officers of election. (SB1111)

Introduced By

Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake) with support from co-patron Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; preservation of order at the polls; powers of officers of election. Removes the power of officers of election, in the event that no law-enforcement officer is in attendance, to appoint a person who is not a law-enforcement officer to have all the powers of a law-enforcement officer within the polling place and the prohibited area. Read the Bill »


01/19/2021: passed committee


12/15/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101169D
12/15/2020Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/15/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1111)
01/19/2021Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2021Read second time and engrossed

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