VA SB1781 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on March 21 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-03-21 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0691)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

Summary

Contests of certain elections; location of proceeding to contest. Clarifies that a proceeding to contest (i) a primary election for the United States House of Representatives, the Virginia Senate, the House of Delegates, or any county, city, town, or district office or (ii) an election to any county, city, town, or district office shall be in the circuit court of the county or city that the challenged candidate listed as his residency on his certificate of candidate qualification. Currently, the law provides that such proceeding be in the county or city in which the challenged candidate resides.

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Title

Contests of certain elections; location of proceeding to contest.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-02-19 - House - House: VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 2-N) (Y: 96 N: 2 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-15 - House - House: Reported from Privileges and Elections (19-Y 3-N) (Y: 19 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-14 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N) (Y: 6 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-04 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-01-31 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-01-29 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections (13-Y 0-N) (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-03-21 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0691)
2019-03-21 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 691 (effective 7/1/19)
2019-03-04 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
2019-03-04SenateEnrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
2019-02-22HouseSigned by Speaker
2019-02-22SenateSigned by President
2019-02-22SenateBill text as passed Senate and House (SB1781ER)
2019-02-22SenateEnrolled
2019-02-19HouseVOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 2-N)
2019-02-19HousePassed House (96-Y 2-N)
2019-02-19HouseRead third time
2019-02-18HouseRead second time
2019-02-15HouseReported from Privileges and Elections (19-Y 3-N)
2019-02-14HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
2019-02-06HouseAssigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #2
2019-02-06HouseReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2019-02-06HouseRead first time
2019-02-06HousePlaced on Calendar
2019-02-04SenateRead third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2019-02-01SenateRead second time and engrossed
2019-01-31SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2019-01-29SenateReported from Privileges and Elections (13-Y 0-N)
2019-01-18SenateReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2019-01-18SenatePresented and ordered printed 19104092D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
242806(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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