Elections; date of June primary election. (SB1148)

Introduced By

Sen. Jen Kiggans (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; date of June primary election. Changes the date of the primary election held in June from the second Tuesday in June to the third Tuesday in June. The bill also changes candidate filing deadlines to reflect the change of date. Read the Bill »


03/18/2021: signed by governor


01/06/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101028D
01/06/2021Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1148)
01/26/2021Reported from Privileges and Elections (10-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2021Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2021Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2021Placed on Calendar
02/05/2021Read first time
02/05/2021Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Privileges and Elections
02/17/2021Reported from Privileges and Elections (16-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Read second time
02/22/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/22/2021Read third time
02/22/2021Committee amendment agreed to
02/22/2021Engrossed by House as amended
02/22/2021Passed House with amendment (82-Y 18-N)
02/22/2021VOTE: Passage (82-Y 18-N)
02/23/2021House amendment agreed to by Senate (25-Y 14-N)
02/25/2021Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1148ER)
02/25/2021Signed by President
02/26/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1148ER)
02/26/2021Signed by Speaker
03/01/2021Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 1, 2021
03/01/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 239 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0239)