Conduct of elections; electoral board to meet and ascertain results. (HB998)

Introduced By

Del. Bonita Anthony (D-Norfolk) with support from co-patron Del. Jackie Glass (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local electoral boards; certification and abstract of results; deadline. Extends the deadline for local electoral boards to meet after an election for the purpose of certifying the election results and submitting the abstract of results to the State Board of Elections from seven days after the date of the election to 10 days after such date. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24101356D
01/09/2024Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/22/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB998)
01/26/2024Assigned P & E sub: Election Administration
02/09/2024House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/09/2024Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2024Committee substitute printed 24107071D-H1
02/09/2024Incorporates HB1238 (Sickles)
02/11/2024Read first time
02/12/2024Read second time
02/12/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24107071D-H1
02/12/2024Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB998H1
02/12/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB998H1)
02/13/2024Read third time and passed House (88-Y 10-N)
02/13/2024VOTE: Passage (88-Y 10-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 (12-Y 3-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 (27-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB998ER)
02/28/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB998ER)
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
04/08/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 738 (effective 7/1/24)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1238.

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