HB 199

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Dec 27, 2019
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Presidential electors; National Popular Vote Compact.


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.

Bill Sponsors (25)



Jan 31, 2020


Incorporated by Privileges and Elections (HB177-Levine)

Jan 27, 2020


Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB177-Levine)

Jan 13, 2020


Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional Amendments


Impact statement from DPB (HB199)

Dec 27, 2019


Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102584D


Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections

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