VA HB1424 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-1)
Status: Engrossed on January 31 2018 - 50% progression
Action: 2018-11-30 - Left in Privileges and Elections
Pending: Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Recounts; number permitted; tie votes. Provides that if, after a recount of an election, the recount court finds that each party to the recount has received an equal number of votes, it shall direct a determination by lot, but that no right to a recount shall be permitted. A candidate who loses a determination by lot following a recount may contest the election. The bill prohibits more than one recount of any election.

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Recounts; number permitted, tie votes.


Roll Calls

2018-02-20 - Senate - Senate: Continued to 2019 in Privileges and Elections (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-02-01 - House - House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE 2 (98-Y 0-N) (Y: 98 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-02-01 - House - House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (Y: 97 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-01-26 - House - House: Reported from Privileges and Elections (21-Y 0-N) (Y: 21 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-01-25 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N) (Y: 6 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-11-30SenateLeft in Privileges and Elections
2018-02-20SenateContinued to 2019 in Privileges and Elections (14-Y 0-N)
2018-02-02SenateReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2018-02-02SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2018-02-01HouseVOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE 2 (98-Y 0-N)
2018-02-01HousePassed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
2018-02-01HouseReconsideration of passage agreed to by House
2018-02-01HouseVOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
2018-02-01HouseRead third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
2018-01-31HouseRead second time and engrossed
2018-01-30HouseRead first time
2018-01-26HouseReported from Privileges and Elections (21-Y 0-N)
2018-01-25HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
2018-01-22HouseAssigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #2
2018-01-15HouseReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2018-01-15HousePresented and ordered printed 18104141D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
242674(n/a)See Bill Text
242800(n/a)See Bill Text
242802(n/a)See Bill Text
242814(n/a)See Bill Text

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