Campaign finance; exemption for candidates for certain office or directors. (HB1346)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bloxom (R-Accomack)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; campaign finance; exemptions for candidates for certain offices; directors of soil and water conservation districts. Provides that a candidate for director of a soil and water conservation district may also seek an exemption from the requirement that he designate a separate campaign depository by certifying that (i) he has not and will not contribute any money to his own campaign and (ii) he has not and will not expend any money in the course of the campaign. The bill also provides that a candidate for local office or for director of a soil and water conservation district applying for a general exemption is exempt from having to make special reports for certain large pre-election contributions. This bill is identical to SB 577. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2024Presented and ordered printed 24105067D
01/12/2024Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/22/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1346)
01/28/2024Assigned P & E sub: Campaign Finance
01/31/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 2-N)
01/31/2024House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/31/2024House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/02/2024Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment(s) (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2024Read first time
02/07/2024Read second time
02/07/2024Committee amendment agreed to
02/07/2024Engrossed by House as amended HB1346E
02/07/2024Printed as engrossed 24105067D-E
02/08/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1346E)
02/08/2024Read third time and passed House (92-Y 6-N)
02/08/2024VOTE: Passage (92-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2024Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/20/2024Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2024Read third time
02/23/2024Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1346ER)
02/28/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1346ER)
02/28/2024Signed by Speaker
03/02/2024Signed by President
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
03/20/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 110 (effective 7/1/24)
03/20/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0110)

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