VA SB1038 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on November 15 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-15 - Rereferred to Finance
Pending: Senate Finance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Voter registration; verification of social security numbers; provisional registration status. Requires Voter registration; verification of social security numbers; provisional registration status. Requires the general registrars to verify that the name, date of birth, and social security number provided by an applicant on the voter registration application match the information on file in the Social Security Administration database or other database approved by the State Board of Elections (State Board) before registering such applicant. If the information provided by the applicant does not match the information in such a database, the applicant (i) is provisionally registered to vote and notified as to what steps are needed to be fully registered to vote and (ii) is permitted to vote by provisional ballot, but such ballot shall not be counted until the voter presents certain information. The bill also requires the general registrars to verify annually no later than August 1 that the name, date of birth, and social security number in the registration record of each registered voter in the registrar's jurisdiction match the information on file with the Social Security Administration or other database approved by the State Board and, in accordance with current law, to initiate the cancellation of the registration of any voter whose registration record information does not match the database information. The State Board is authorized to approve the use of any government database to the extent required to enable each general registrar to carry out the provisions of this measure and to promulgate rules for the use of such database. The Department of Elections is required to provide to the general registrars access to the Social Security Administration database and any other database approved by the State Board. The Department of Elections is further required to enter into any agreement with

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Title

Voter registration; verification of social security numbers, provisional registration status.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-01-15 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections (9-Y 5-N) (Y: 9 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-15SenateRereferred to Finance
2019-01-15SenateReported from Privileges and Elections (9-Y 5-N)
2018-11-15SenateReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2018-11-15SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100267D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
242418.01(n/a)See Bill Text
242653(n/a)See Bill Text
242653.2(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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