Campaign finance; mandatory electronic filing for all candidates. (HB495)

Introduced By

Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patrons Del. Tim Anderson (R-Virginia Beach), and Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Campaign finance; mandatory electronic filing for all candidates. Requires all independent expenditure and candidate campaign finance reports to be filed electronically with the Department of Elections. Under current law, such expenditure and finance reports can be filed either electronically or in writing with State Board of Elections. The bill also shifts administrative duties given to the State Board of Elections, such as the receipt of certain filings, to the Department of Elections. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101165D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/24/2022Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #2
01/25/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB495)
01/26/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
02/15/2022Left in Privileges and Elections