VA SB74 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

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

Summary

Election day voter registration; pilot program. Requires the State Board of Elections to develop a pilot program for election day voter registration, by which a person who (i) offers to vote on election day but is not a registered voter, (ii) provides one of the allowable forms of identification specified by law, and (iii) provides proof of his residency, in a form specified by the State Board for this purpose, in the precinct in which he offers to vote, shall be permitted to register to vote and to cast a ballot. The bill provides a process by which the validity of such votes is determined. The bill requires participating localities to provide information on the implementation of the pilot program in its locality to the State Board by December 1 of each year in which it participates. The bill requires the State Board to submit a report on the pilot program to the Governor, the General Assembly, and the House and Senate Committees on Privileges and Elections, including a recommendation as to whether there should be statewide election day voter registration. The bill has an expiration date of December 31, 2022.

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Title

Election day voter registration; State Board of Elections to develop a pilot program, report.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-11-25SenateReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2019-11-25SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100903D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
242425.1(n/a)See Bill Text

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