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HB 1

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Nov 18, 2019
  • Passed House Jan 30, 2020
  • Passed Senate Feb 24, 2020
  • Governor

Absentee voting; no excuse required.

Abstract

Absentee voting; no excuse required. Permits any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in any election in which he is qualified to vote. The bill removes the current list of statutory reasons under which a person may be entitled to vote by absentee ballot and removes references to those reasons from other sections of the Code. This bill incorporates HB 25, HB 208, and HB 209.

Absentee voting; no excuse required. Permits any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in any election in which he is qualified to vote. The bill removes the current list of statutory reasons under which a person may be entitled to vote by absentee ballot and removes references to those reasons from other sections of the Code. This bill incorporates HB 25, HB 208, and HB 209.

Absentee voting; no excuse required. Permitsany registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in any election in which he is qualified to vote. The bill removes the current listof statutory reasons under which a person may be entitled to voteby absentee ballot and removes references to those reasons from othersections of the Code.

Bill Sponsors (15)

Charniele L. Herring

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 46
Primary

Jennifer Carroll Foy

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 2
Cosponsor

Lee J. Carter

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 50
Cosponsor

Eileen Filler-Corn

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 41
Cosponsor

Wendy W. Gooditis

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 10
Cosponsor

Elizabeth R. Guzman

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 31
Cosponsor

Mark L. Keam

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 35
Cosponsor

Kaye Kory

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 38
Cosponsor

Mark H. Levine

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 45
Cosponsor

Alfonso H. Lopez

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 49
Cosponsor

Delores L. McQuinn

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 70
Cosponsor

Roslyn C. Tyler

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 75
Cosponsor

Vivian E. Watts

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 39
Cosponsor

Rodney T. Willett

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 73
Cosponsor

Jennifer L. McClellan

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 9
Cosponsor

Votes


Actions


Apr 11, 2020

Office of the Governor

Approved by Governor-Chapter 1149 (effective 7/1/20)

Mar 12, 2020

Office of the Governor

Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020

House

Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020

Mar 03, 2020

Senate

Signed by President

Mar 02, 2020

House

Enrolled

House

Signed by Speaker

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB1ER)

Feb 26, 2020

House

Senate amendment agreed to by House (62-Y 34-N)

House

VOTE: Adoption (62-Y 34-N)

House

Placed on Calendar

Feb 24, 2020

Senate

Passed Senate with amendment (25-Y 15-N)

Senate

Engrossed by Senate as amended

Senate

Committee amendment agreed to

Senate

Reading of amendment waived

Senate

Read third time

Feb 21, 2020

Senate

Passed by for the day

Feb 20, 2020

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)

Feb 18, 2020

Senate

Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment (10-Y 4-N)

Jan 31, 2020

Senate

Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed

Jan 30, 2020

House

Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (HB1)

House

VOTE: Passage (65-Y 35-N)

House

Read third time and passed House ((65-Y 35-N)

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB1H1)

Jan 29, 2020

House

Read second time

House

Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1H1

House

Committee substitute agreed to 20106251D-H1

Jan 28, 2020

House

Read first time

Jan 24, 2020

House

Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (14-Y 8-N)

House

Incorporates HB209 (Murphy)

House

Incorporates HB208 (Murphy)

House

Incorporates HB25 (Lindsey)

House

Committee substitute printed 20106251D-H1

Jan 21, 2020

House

Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (4-Y 2-N)

Jan 14, 2020

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB1)

Jan 13, 2020

House

Assigned P & E sub: Elections

Nov 18, 2019

House

Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections

House

Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101095D

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Impact statement from DPB (HB1) HTML
Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1H1 HTML
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1ER) HTML
Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1149) HTML

Related Documents

Document Format
Amendment: HB1ASE HTML
Amendment: HB1AS HTML

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