VA HB1 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-0)
Status: Passed on April 11 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-04-11 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1149)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

Summary

Absentee voting; no excuse required. Permits any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in any election in which he is qualified to vote. The bill removes the current list of statutory reasons under which a person may be entitled to vote by absentee ballot and removes references to those reasons from other sections of the Code.

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Title

Absentee voting; no excuse required, voting by absentee ballot.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-02-26 - House - House: VOTE: Adoption (62-Y 34-N) (Y: 62 N: 34 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-24 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (25-Y 15-N) (Y: 25 N: 15 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-20 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-18 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment (10-Y 4-N) (Y: 10 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-30 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (65-Y 35-N) (Y: 65 N: 35 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-24 - House - House: Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (14-Y 8-N) (Y: 14 N: 8 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-21 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (4-Y 2-N) (Y: 4 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-04-11 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1149)
2020-04-11 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 1149 (effective 7/1/20)
2020-03-12 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
2020-03-12HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
2020-03-03SenateSigned by President
2020-03-02HouseSigned by Speaker
2020-03-02HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB1ER)
2020-03-02HouseEnrolled
2020-02-26HouseVOTE: Adoption (62-Y 34-N)
2020-02-26HouseSenate amendment agreed to by House (62-Y 34-N)
2020-02-26HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-02-24SenatePassed Senate with amendment (25-Y 15-N)
2020-02-24SenateEngrossed by Senate as amended
2020-02-24SenateCommittee amendment agreed to
2020-02-24SenateReading of amendment waived
2020-02-24SenateRead third time
2020-02-21SenatePassed by for the day
2020-02-20SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2020-02-18SenateReported from Privileges and Elections with amendment (10-Y 4-N)
2020-01-31SenateReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2020-01-31SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2020-01-30HouseVOTE: Passage (65-Y 35-N)
2020-01-30HouseRead third time and passed House ((65-Y 35-N)
2020-01-29HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute HB1H1
2020-01-29HouseCommittee substitute agreed to 20106251D-H1
2020-01-29HouseRead second time
2020-01-28HouseRead first time
2020-01-24HouseIncorporates HB209 (Murphy)
2020-01-24HouseIncorporates HB208 (Murphy)
2020-01-24HouseIncorporates HB25 (Lindsey)
2020-01-24HouseCommittee substitute printed 20106251D-H1
2020-01-24HouseReported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (14-Y 8-N)
2020-01-21HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (4-Y 2-N)
2020-01-13HouseAssigned P & E sub: Elections
2019-11-18HouseReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2019-11-18HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101095D

Same As/Similar To

HB25 (Similar To) 2020-01-24 - Incorporated by Privileges and Elections
HB208 (Similar To) 2020-01-24 - Incorporated by Privileges and Elections
HB209 (Similar To) 2020-01-24 - Incorporated by Privileges and Elections

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
2421004(n/a)See Bill Text
242416.1(n/a)See Bill Text
242452(n/a)See Bill Text
242612(n/a)See Bill Text
242700(n/a)See Bill Text
242701(n/a)See Bill Text
242701.1(n/a)See Bill Text
242702.1(n/a)See Bill Text
242703.1(n/a)See Bill Text
242703.2(n/a)See Bill Text
242705.1(n/a)See Bill Text
242705.2(n/a)See Bill Text
242706(n/a)See Bill Text
242709(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+sum+HB1
Texthttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+ful+HB1+hil
Texthttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+ful+HB1H1+hil
Texthttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+ful+HB1ER+hil
Texthttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+ful+CHAP1149+hil
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+vot+H1801V0001+HB0001
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+vot+H18V0021+HB0001
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+vot+HV0222+HB0001
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+vot+S08V0127+HB0001
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+vot+SV0771HB0001+HB0001
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+vot+SV0882HB0001+HB0001
Roll Callhttps://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+vot+HV1464+HB0001

Bill Comments

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