Marcia S. "Cia" Price
- District 95
Presidential electors; National Popular Vote Compact. Enters Virginia into an interstate compact known as the Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote. Article II of the Constitution of the United States gives the states exclusive and plenary authority to decide the manner of awarding their electoral votes. Under the compact, Virginia agrees to award its electoral votes to the presidential ticket that receives the most popular votes in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The compact goes into effect when states cumulatively possessing a majority of the electoral votes have joined the compact. A state may withdraw from the compact; however, a withdrawal occurring within six months of the end of a President's term shall not become effective until a President or Vice President has qualified to serve the next term. This bill was incorporated into HB 177.
Incorporated by Privileges and Elections (HB177-Levine)
Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB177-Levine)
Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional Amendments
Impact statement from DPB (HB199)
Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102584D
Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
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