DE SB3 | 2023-2024 | 152nd General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 24-0)
Status: Failed on June 13 2024 - 100% progression
Action: 2024-06-13 - Defeated By House. Votes: 25 YES 10 NO 6 NOT VOTING
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment to eliminate the limitations on when an individual may vote absentee and authorizes the General Assembly to enact general laws providing the circumstances, rules, and procedures for absentee voting in this State. This Act is in response to the Supreme Courts decision in Albence v. Higgins, 2022 Del. LEXIS 377 (Del. 2022).

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An Act Proposing An Amendment To Article V Of The Delaware Constitution Relating To Voting.


Roll Calls

2024-06-13 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 25 N: 10 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2023-05-04 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 15 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2024-06-13 Defeated By House. Votes: 25 YES 10 NO 6 NOT VOTING
2024-06-13 Amendment HA 2 to SB 3 - Passed In House by Voice Vote
2024-04-23 Amendment HA 2 to SB 3 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2024-03-07 Amendment HA 1 to SB 3 - Stricken in House
2024-02-29 Amendment HA 1 to SB 3 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2023-05-17 Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 4 On Its Merits
2023-05-05 Assigned to Administration Committee in House
2023-05-04 Passed By Senate. Votes: 15 YES 5 NO 1 ABSENT
2023-04-26 Reported Out of Committee (Executive) in Senate with 4 Favorable
2023-03-09 Introduced and Assigned to Executive Committee in Senate

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Bill Comments