VA SB65 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on November 21 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-11-21 - Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
Pending: Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Voter identification; repeal of photo identification requirements. Removes the requirement that voters show a form of identification containing a photograph in order to be allowed to vote. The bill requires a voter to show either his voter registration confirmation documents; his valid Virginia driver's license, his valid United States passport, or any other identification issued by the Commonwealth, one of its political subdivisions, or the United States; any valid student identification card issued by any institution of higher education located in the Commonwealth or any private school located in the Commonwealth; any valid employee identification card containing a photograph of the voter and issued by an employer of the voter in the ordinary course of the employer's business; or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows the name and address of the voter. The bill adds language regarding identification requirements for certain voters pursuant to the federal Help America Vote Act of 2002.

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Title

Voter identification; repeal of photo identification requirements.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2019-11-21SenateReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2019-11-21SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101202D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
242404(n/a)See Bill Text
242411.1(n/a)See Bill Text
242643(n/a)See Bill Text
242701(n/a)See Bill Text
242701.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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