Elections administration; change to location of polling place, additional notice requirement. (HB940)

Introduced By

Del. Irene Shin (D-Herndon) with support from co-patrons Del. Bonita Anthony (D-Norfolk), and Del. Elizabeth Bennett-Parker (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections administration; change to location of polling place, additional notice requirement. Requires notice of a change in the location of a polling place to be posted, to the extent practicable, at the location last used for such polling place on the day of the first primary election and first general election conducted in the new location. This notice is required to include information on how voters may find their polling place. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24100668D
01/09/2024Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/18/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB940)
01/26/2024Assigned P & E sub: Election Administration
01/29/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
02/02/2024Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment(s) (15-Y 7-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 HB940E
02/07/2024Printed as engrossed 24100668D-E
02/08/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB940E)
02/08/2024Read third time and passed House (66-Y 32-N)
02/08/2024VOTE: Passage (66-Y 32-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 with amendment (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2024Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/22/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2024Read third time
02/23/2024Reading of amendment waived
02/23/2024Committee amendment agreed to
02/23/2024Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/23/2024Passed Senate with amendment (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2024Senate amendment agreed to by House (76-Y 20-N)
02/27/2024VOTE: Adoption (76-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB940ER)
03/04/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB940ER)
03/04/2024Signed 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
04/04/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 461 (effective 7/1/24)

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