Candidates for office; petition of qualified voters, start date. (SB165)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; candidates for office; petition of qualified voters; start date. Clarifies the date from which valid signatures for petitions of qualified voters can be collected for persons seeking to become candidates in certain elections. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24100110D
01/07/2024Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/15/2024Impact statement from DPB (SB165)
01/16/2024Reported from Privileges and Elections (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2024Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2024Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2024Placed on Calendar
02/13/2024Read first time
02/13/2024Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/18/2024Assigned P & E sub: Election Administration
02/19/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/23/2024Reported from Privileges and Elections (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2024Read second time
02/28/2024Read third time
02/28/2024Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/28/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2024Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB165ER)
03/04/2024Impact statement from DPB (SB165ER)
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 498 (effective 7/1/24)

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