Campaign finance; disclosure reports, searchable electronic database. (HB86)

Introduced By

Del. Tim Anderson (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; campaign finance; disclosure reports; searchable electronic database. Requires the Department of Elections to provide an interface to the campaign finance database maintained by the Department that allows users to easily search for and sort information by individual candidates and types of elections, offices, committees, and donors; donations, expenditures, loans, and other categories of information included in campaign finance reports; and late filings, incomplete filings, and other violations. The interface shall also provide users tools for manipulating and exporting data. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2023. Read the Bill »


03/09/2022: Passed the Senate


01/05/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102579D
01/05/2022Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/24/2022Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #2
01/25/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB86)
01/26/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/26/2022Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/28/2022Reported from Privileges and Elections (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2022Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/29/2022Assigned App. sub: General Government and Capital Outlay
01/31/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/31/2022Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2022Read first time
02/03/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2022Read third time and passed House (99-Y 1-N)
02/04/2022VOTE: Passage (99-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2022Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
03/01/2022Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
03/03/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendment (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022Read third time
03/08/2022Reading of amendment waived
03/08/2022Committee amendment agreed to
03/08/2022Passed by for the day
03/09/2022Read third time
03/09/2022Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/09/2022Passed Senate with amendment (30-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Passed by temporarily
03/10/2022Senate amendment rejected by House (0-Y 99-N)
03/10/2022VOTE: Rejected (0-Y 99-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Senate insisted on amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Senate requested conference committee
03/10/2022House acceded to request
03/10/2022Conferees appointed by House
03/10/2022Delegates: Anderson, Ransone, Glass
03/10/2022Conferees appointed by Senate
03/10/2022Senators: Boysko, Mason, Reeves
03/12/2022Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. pursuant to HJR 455
03/12/2022Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455