VA SB1063 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on December 10 2018 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2019-01-15 - Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (8-Y 6-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]

Summary

Voter registration; automatic voter registration. Voter registration; automatic voter registration. Provides for the automatic electronic transmission by the Department of Motor Vehicles to the Department of Elections of certain information for any person coming into an office of the Department of Motor Vehicles or accessing its website in order to (i) apply for, replace, or renew a driver's license, (ii) apply for, replace, or renew a special identification card, or (iii) change an address on an existing driver's license or special identification card if the Department of Motor Vehicles records indicate that he (a) is a United States citizen, (b) is 17 years of age or older, and (c) at the time of the transaction does not decline to have his information transmitted to the Department of Elections for voter registration purposes. The option to decline to have his information so transmitted shall be presented at the time of one of the specified transactions with the Department of Motor Vehicles and shall be accompanied by a warning that intentionally making a materially false statement during the transaction is punishable under Virginia law as a felony. Upon receipt of the information collected to ensure that the person meets all voter registration eligibility requirements, the Department of Elections is required to determine whether the person is already registered to vote. If the person is already registered to vote, the Department of Elections is required to take certain steps to update the voter's registration records. If the person is not already registered to vote, the Department of Elections is required to verify that the person meets all voter eligibility requirements and, if so finding, is required to transmit the information to the appropriate general registrar. The bill repeals the requirement that the Department of Motor Vehicles offer,

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Title

Voter registration; automatic voter registration.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-01-15 - Senate - Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (8-Y 6-N) (Y: 8 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-15SenatePassed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (8-Y 6-N)
2019-01-15SenateCommittee substitute printed to LIS only 19104861D-S1
2018-12-10SenateReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2018-12-10SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101341D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
242410.1(n/a)See Bill Text
242411.1(n/a)See Bill Text
242411.3(n/a)See Bill Text
242412(n/a)See Bill Text
242413(n/a)See Bill Text
242415.1(n/a)See Bill Text
242418(n/a)See Bill Text
242653(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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