VA HB43 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Enrolled on March 5 2020 - 75% progression
Action: 2020-03-12 - Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Provisional voting; persons voting in split precincts. Provides that any voter who is assigned to a precinct that is split between two or more election districts and who believes he was given a ballot for the district of which he is not a qualified voter may request, prior to casting the ballot, and shall be permitted to cast a provisional ballot for the district of which he believes he is a qualified voter and for the district in which the pollbook indicates he is registered. The bill requires the ballots to be sealed in envelopes labeled with the corresponding district number and then sealed in the green envelope provided for all provisional ballots. At the meeting to determine the validity of all provisional ballots offered in the election, the electoral board shall verify in which district the voter is qualified and count that ballot.

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Provisional voting; persons voting in split precincts.


Roll Calls

2020-02-28 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (36-Y 1-N) (Y: 35 N: 1 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-27 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-25 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections (14-Y 1-N) (Y: 13 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-17 - Senate - Senate: Rereferred from Transportation (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-11 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (86-Y 13-N) (Y: 85 N: 13 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-07 - House - House: Reported from Privileges and Elections (17-Y 5-N) (Y: 17 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-04 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 1-N) (Y: 5 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


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
2020-03-06SenateSigned by President
2020-03-06HouseSigned by Speaker
2020-03-05HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB43ER)
2020-02-28SenatePassed Senate (36-Y 1-N)
2020-02-28SenateRead third time
2020-02-27SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2020-02-25SenateReported from Privileges and Elections (14-Y 1-N)
2020-02-17SenateRereferred to Privileges and Elections
2020-02-17SenateRereferred from Transportation (14-Y 0-N)
2020-02-12SenateReferred to Committee on Transportation
2020-02-12SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2020-02-11HouseVOTE: Passage (86-Y 13-N)
2020-02-11HouseRead third time and passed House (86-Y 13-N)
2020-02-10HouseRead second time and engrossed
2020-02-09HouseRead first time
2020-02-07HouseReported from Privileges and Elections (17-Y 5-N)
2020-02-04HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 1-N)
2020-01-14HouseAssigned P & E sub: Elections
2019-11-20HouseReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2019-11-20HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100823D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
242653(n/a)See Bill Text
242653.2(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments