VA HB1112 | 2018 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-02-13 - Left in Privileges and Elections
Pending: House Privileges and Elections Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Voter registration at the DMV; REAL ID compliant Voter registration at the DMV; REAL ID compliant applications. Provides that any person 17 years of age or older who comes into an office of the Department of Motor Vehicles to apply for, replace, or renew a driver's license or special identification card, the application for which satisfies the requirements of the REAL ID Act of 2005, shall have certain information electronically transferred by the Department of Motor Vehicles to the Department of Elections, unless he affirmatively declines to have his information so transmitted. The information to be transmitted includes the applicant's full name, date of birth, gender, residence address, citizenship status, driver's license number and social security number, digital signature, and telephone number and email address, if available. The bill requires the applicant to affirm, subject to felony penalties for making false statements, that he meets all voter eligibility requirements. Upon receipt of the information, the Department of Elections is required to determine whether the person is already registered to vote. If the person is already registered to vote, the Department of Elections is required to transfer the information to the appropriate general registrar to update the voter's registration records. If the person is not already registered to vote, the Department of Elections is required to verify that the person meets all voter eligibility requirements and, if so finding, to transmit the information to the appropriate general registrar. The bill does not change the process for registration at the Department of Motor Vehicles for persons not completing an application that satisfies the requirements of the REAL ID Act of 2005. The bill has a delayed

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Title

Voter registration at the DMV; REAL ID compliant applications.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2018-02-13HouseLeft in Privileges and Elections
2018-01-22HouseAssigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #1
2018-01-10HouseReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2018-01-10HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102298D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
242411.1(n/a)See Bill Text
242411.3(n/a)See Bill Text

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