HB 528

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 11, 2022
  • Passed House Feb 10, 2022
  • Senate
  • Governor

Absentee voting; unsolicited absentee ballot applications, required information.

Abstract

Absentee voting; unsolicited absentee ballotapplications; required information. Requires any individual ororganization sending an application for an absentee ballot to a registeredvoter that was not solicited or requested by the registered voterto include with the application instructions on completing the applicationand submitting it to the appropriate general registrar. The billrequires a statement that the application is not being sent by anystate or local government official or agency on the envelope containingthe application or on the first page of any enclosed materials. Suchindividuals and organizations are required to use the informationprovided in the list of registered voters acquired by such individualor organization from the Department of Elections pursuant to law, and a violation of this requirement is a Class 4 misdemeanor. Thebill requires the Department of Elections to ensure, when providingthe list of registered voters to such individual or organization for purposes of sending unsolicited absentee ballot applications, thatno voter is included on the list provided if such voter has appliedfor an absentee ballot on or before the date the list is requested.The bill also provides that no absentee ballot sent to a registeredvoter that was not solicited or requested by the registered votermay be pre-populated with information the applicant is required toprovide.

Bill Sponsors (1)

Votes


Actions


Feb 22, 2022

Senate

Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (9-Y 6-N)

Feb 11, 2022

Senate

Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed

Feb 10, 2022

House

VOTE: Passage (52-Y 48-N)

House

Read third time and passed House (52-Y 48-N)

Feb 09, 2022

House

Read second time and engrossed

Feb 08, 2022

House

Read first time

Feb 04, 2022

House

Reported from Privileges and Elections (12-Y 10-N)

Feb 01, 2022

House

Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 4-N)

Jan 31, 2022

House

Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #1

Jan 26, 2022

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB528)

Jan 11, 2022

House

Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100934D

House

Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100934D PDF HTML

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Impact Statement: HB528F122.PDF PDF

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