VA HB2034 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Vetoed on March 25 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-04-03 - House sustained Governor's veto
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


General registrars; petition for removal. Provides for the removal of a general registrar by the circuit court upon a petition signed by a majority of members of the local electoral board. Currently, a local electoral board may remove a general registrar with a majority vote. The bill requires the Virginia Division of Risk Management to assign counsel to the defense of any member of a local electoral board or general registrar subject to a petition for removal, upon that member's or registrar's application.

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Local electoral boards and general registrars; removal from office by circuit court, etc.


Roll Calls

2019-02-19 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (23-Y 17-N) (Y: 23 N: 17 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-19 - Senate - Senate: Committee amendment reconsidered (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-14 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-12 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment (8-Y 6-N) (Y: 8 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-01 - House - House: VOTE: PASSAGE (53-Y 42-N) (Y: 53 N: 42 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-01-25 - House - House: Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (12-Y 10-N) (Y: 12 N: 10 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-01-17 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (4-Y 2-N) (Y: 4 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-04-03HouseHouse sustained Governor's veto
2019-03-25 Governor: Vetoed by Governor
2019-03-04 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
2019-03-04HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
2019-02-22SenateSigned by President
2019-02-22HouseSigned by Speaker
2019-02-22HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB2034ER)
2019-02-19SenatePassed Senate (23-Y 17-N)
2019-02-19SenateCommittee amendment rejected
2019-02-19SenateCommittee amendment reconsidered (40-Y 0-N)
2019-02-19SenateRead third time
2019-02-18SenatePassed by for the day
2019-02-18SenatePassed by temporarily
2019-02-18SenateCommittee amendment agreed to
2019-02-18SenateReading of amendment waived
2019-02-18SenateRead third time
2019-02-15SenatePassed by for the day
2019-02-14SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2019-02-12SenateReported from Privileges and Elections with amendment (8-Y 6-N)
2019-02-04SenateReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2019-02-04SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2019-02-01HouseVOTE: PASSAGE (53-Y 42-N)
2019-02-01HouseRead third time and passed House (53-Y 42-N)
2019-01-31HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute HB2034H1
2019-01-31HouseCommittee substitute agreed to 19105130D-H1
2019-01-31HouseRead second time
2019-01-30HousePassed by for the day
2019-01-29HouseRead first time
2019-01-25HouseCommittee substitute printed 19105130D-H1
2019-01-25HouseReported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (12-Y 10-N)
2019-01-17HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (4-Y 2-N)
2019-01-12HouseAssigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #2
2019-01-07HouseReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2019-01-07HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100419D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
242103(n/a)See Bill Text
242109(n/a)See Bill Text
242234(n/a)See Bill Text
242234.1(n/a)See Bill Text
242235(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments 750