VA HB5079 | 2020 | 1st Special Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 8-0)
Status: Introduced on August 18 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-11-09 - Left in Privileges and Elections
Pending: House Privileges and Elections Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Absentee voting; unsolicited absentee ballot applications. Requires any individual or organization sending an application for an absentee ballot to a registered voter that was not solicited or requested by the registered voter to use the information provided in the list of registered voters acquired by such individual or organization from the Department of Elections pursuant to law. A violation of this requirement is a Class 4 misdemeanor. The bill requires the Department of Elections to ensure, when providing the list of registered voters to such individual or organization for purposes of sending unsolicited absentee ballot applications, that no voter is included on the list provided if such voter has applied for an absentee ballot on or before the date the list is requested.

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Title

Absentee voting; unsolicited absentee ballot applications.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-11-09HouseLeft in Privileges and Elections
2020-08-18HouseReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2020-08-18HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200671D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
242714(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments

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