VA HB5103 | 2020 | 1st Special Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 34-0)
Status: Engrossed on August 27 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-09-10 - Recommitted to Finance and Appropriations
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]

Summary

Appropriation; Department of Elections. Appropriates $2,000,000 to the Department of Elections to be used to provide prepaid postage for the return of absentee ballots for the November 3, 2020, election. The bill requires that such prepaid postage be provided by localities, which will be reimbursed by the Department out of the appropriation. The bill also makes other procedural changes for absentee voting for the November 3, 2020, election, including directing the State Board of Elections to promulgate guidelines for the establishment and operation of drop-off locations for completed ballots. Appropriation; Department of Elections. Appropriates $2,000,000 to the Department of Elections to be used to provide prepaid postage for the return of absentee ballots for the November 3, 2020, election. The bill requires that such prepaid postage be provided by localities, which will be reimbursed by the Department out of the appropriation. The bill also makes other procedural changes for absentee voting for the November 3, 2020, election, including directing the State Board of Elections to promulgate guidelines for the establishment and operation of drop-off locations for completed ballots.

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Title

Elections, Department of; appropriations to provide prepaid postage for return of absentee ballots.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-09-02 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Finance and Appropriations (11-Y 5-N) (Y: 11 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-28 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (54-Y 42-N) (Y: 54 N: 42 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-28 - House - House: VOTE: Pass by (55-Y 44-N) (Y: 55 N: 44 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-24 - House - House: Reported from Appropriations with substitute (13-Y 9-N) (Y: 13 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-09-10SenateRecommitted to Finance and Appropriations
2020-09-10SenateMotion to recommit to committee agreed to
2020-09-09SenatePassed by for the day
2020-09-04SenatePassed by for the day
2020-09-03SenateRead second time
2020-09-02SenateReported from Finance and Appropriations (11-Y 5-N)
2020-09-02SenateReferred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
2020-09-02SenateRead first time
2020-08-28HouseVOTE: Passage (54-Y 42-N)
2020-08-28HouseRead third time and passed House (54-Y 42-N)
2020-08-27HouseEngrossed bill reprinted 20201013D-EH2
2020-08-27HousePrinted as engrossed 20201013D-EH2
2020-08-27HouseEngrossed by House - floor substitute with amendment HB5103EH2
2020-08-27HouseAmendment by Delegate Sickles agreed to
2020-08-27HouseVOTE: Pass by (55-Y 44-N)
2020-08-27HouseAmendments by Delegate Cole passed by (55-Y 44-N)
2020-08-27HouseSubstitute by Delegate Sickles agreed to 20201013D-H2
2020-08-27HouseCommittee substitute rejected 20200940D-H1
2020-08-27HouseRead second time
2020-08-27HouseFloor substitute printed 20201013D-H2 (Sickles)
2020-08-26HouseRead first time
2020-08-24HouseCommittee substitute printed 20200940D-H1
2020-08-24HouseReported from Appropriations with substitute (13-Y 9-N)
2020-08-20HouseReferred to Committee on Appropriations
2020-08-20HousePresented and ordered printed 20200854D

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