Candidates; declaration of candidacy for primary. (HB90)

Introduced By

Del. Joe McNamara (R-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; candidates for office; conduct of primaries; declaration of candidacy. Provides that the declaration of candidacy include a statement that if the signer's name appears on the primary ballot and he is not nominated then his name is not to be printed on the ballots for that office in the succeeding general election. This bill is identical to SB 109. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/28/2023Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24101581D
12/28/2023Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/17/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB90)
02/02/2024Assigned P & E sub: Election Administration
02/05/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
02/09/2024Reported from Privileges and Elections (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2024Read first time
02/12/2024Read second time and engrossed
02/13/2024Read third time and passed House (83-Y 16-N)
02/13/2024VOTE: Passage (83-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2024Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/20/2024Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2024Committee substitute printed 24108133D-S1
02/21/2024Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/22/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB90S1)
02/22/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2024Read third time
02/23/2024Reading of substitute waived
02/23/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24108133D-S1
02/23/2024Defeated by Senate (18-Y 21-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2024Reconsideration of defeated action agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2024Passed by for the day
02/26/2024Read third time
02/26/2024Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB90S1
02/26/2024Passed Senate with substitute (35-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2024Senate substitute agreed to by House 24108133D-S1 (90-Y 8-N)
02/28/2024VOTE: Adoption (90-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB90ER)
03/05/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB90ER)
03/05/2024Signed by Speaker
03/07/2024Signed 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
03/28/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 169 (effective 7/1/24)
03/28/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0169)

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