HB 2020

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 12, 2021
  • Passed House Feb 01, 2021
  • Passed Senate Feb 23, 2021
  • Signed by Governor Mar 31, 2021

Nomination of candidates for elected offices; restrictions on nomination method selected.

Abstract

Nomination of candidates for elected offices;restrictions on nomination method selected by political party. Providesthat a method of nomination for elected office may not be selected if such method will have the practical effect of excluding participationin the nominating process by qualified voters who are unable to attendmeetings because they are (i) a member of a uniformed service onactive duty, (ii) temporarily residing outside of the United States,(iii) a student attending a school or institution of higher education,(iv) a person with a disability, or (v) a person who has a communicabledisease of public health threat or who may have come in contact witha person with such disease.. However, such restriction does not applywhen selecting a candidate for a special election or nominating acandidate, or in the event that no candidate files the required paperworkby the prescribed deadline. The bill has a delayed effective dateof January 1, 2024.

Bill Sponsors (5)

Votes


Actions


Mar 31, 2021

Office of the Governor

Approved by Governor-Chapter 474 (effective 1/1/24)

Mar 01, 2021

Office of the Governor

Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021

House

Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 1, 20201

Feb 27, 2021

Senate

Signed by President

Feb 26, 2021

House

Enrolled

House

Signed by Speaker

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB2020ER)

Feb 24, 2021

House

VOTE: Adoption (53-Y 45-N)

House

Senate amendment agreed to by House (53-Y 45-N)

House

Placed on Calendar

Feb 23, 2021

Senate

Committee amendment agreed to

Senate

Passed Senate with amendment (29-Y 10-N)

Senate

Engrossed by Senate as amended

Senate

Reading of amendment waived

Senate

Read third time

Feb 22, 2021

Senate

Read third time

Senate

Passed by for the day

Feb 19, 2021

Senate

Passed by for the day

Senate

Read third time

Feb 18, 2021

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)

Feb 16, 2021

Senate

Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment (10-Y 1-N 4-A)

Senate

Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered

Feb 05, 2021

Senate

Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N)

Feb 02, 2021

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed

Senate

Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections

Feb 01, 2021

House

VOTE: Passage (54-Y 46-N)

House

Read third time and passed House (54-Y 46-N)

Jan 29, 2021

House

Read second time and engrossed

Jan 28, 2021

House

Read first time

Jan 27, 2021

House

Reported from Privileges and Elections (13-Y 9-N)

Jan 26, 2021

House

Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)

Jan 15, 2021

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB2020)

Jan 14, 2021

House

Assigned P & E sub: Election Administration

Jan 12, 2021

House

Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections

House

Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101479D

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101479D HTML
HB2020ER HTML
CHAP0474 HTML

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Impact Statement: HB2020F122.PDF PDF
Amendment: HB2020ASE HTML
Amendment: HB2020AS HTML

Sources

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