Absentee voting in person; available beginning on the fourteenth day prior to election. (HB39)

Introduced By

Del. Phil Scott (R-Spotsylvania) with support from co-patron Del. Tim Anderson (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Absentee voting in person; available beginning on the fourteenth day prior to election; hours of operation. Limits absentee voting in person to the two weeks immediately preceding an election. During these two weeks, the bill requires that absentee voting in person be available Monday through Saturday, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. each day. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/30/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101282D
12/30/2021Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
12/30/2021Introduced bill reprinted 22101282D
01/14/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB39)
01/31/2022Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #1
02/01/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 4-N)
02/04/2022Reported from Privileges and Elections (12-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2022Read first time
02/09/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2022Read third time and passed House (52-Y 48-N)
02/10/2022VOTE: Passage (52-Y 48-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2022Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/11/2022
02/22/2022Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)

Comments

ChangeServant, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

OPPOSE. Reduces from 45 days to 14 the period for in-person absentee voting.

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