Bills Pending Virginia House Privileges and Elections Committee

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VASB591EngrossPost-election audits. Defines "post-election audit" to mean a process conducted after an election to confirm the accurate reporting of the results of the election and directs the State Board of Elections to establish a work group tasked with developi...
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2018-03-02
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1072IntroAbsentee voting; no excuse. Allows for any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in any election in which he is qualified to vote. The bill removes the current list of statutory reasons for which a person may be entitled to vote by absentee bal...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB356IntroVoter registration; notification of denial. Requires notice of a denial of an application for voter registration to be provided by the general registrar to the applicant within 10 days of the denial. Such notice is required to be made by all availabl...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB403IntroVoter 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 p...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR35IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Virginia Redistricting Commission. Establishes the seven-member Virginia Redistricting Commission to redraw congressional and General Assembly district boundaries after each decennial census of the United ...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1129IntroElections; voter-nominated open primary elections. Establishes a voter-nominated primary election for the offices of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General and for the General Assembly and the United States Senate and House of Representa...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB834IntroVoter 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 p...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1067IntroCampaign Finance Disclosure Act of 2006; campaign committees; final report requirement. Allows a candidate that is an incumbent office holder to maintain the campaign committee for the office currently held until he is elected to a different office.
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1076IntroPolling place procedures; full name and current residence address of voter; requesting, providing, and announcing. Requires the officer of election, when requesting the voter's his full name and current address, to inform him it may be provided orall...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB449IntroVoter registration; permitted up to and including election day. Repeals the deadline for registering to vote in advance of an election and allows eligible voters to register at any time, including the day of the election. A person who is eligible to ...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB733IntroAbsentee voting; no-excuse in-person available 21 days prior to election. Allows for any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in person beginning on the twenty-first day prior to any election in which he is qualified to vote without providing ...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB616IntroCongressional and legislative districts; certain prohibitions. Prohibits any congressional district or district for the Senate of Virginia or House of Delegates from being drawn (i) for the purpose of favoring or disfavoring any political party, incu...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR111IntroConstitutional amendment (second resolution); powers of General Assembly; suspension or nullification of administrative rule or regulation. Provides that the General Assembly may suspend or nullify any or all portions of any administrative rule or re...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB99IntroPresidential electors; National Popular Vote Compact. Enters Virginia into an interstate compact known as the Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote. Article II of the United States Constitution gives the states ex...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR46IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); right to vote. Provides that there is a right to vote and that no law shall be enacted or enforced that burdens or denies any voter of his right to vote. The amendment also requires the Commonwealth and it...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR72IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications to vote; restoration of civil rights. Authorizes the General Assembly to provide by law for the restoration of civil rights for persons convicted of felonies. The present Constitution provid...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1134IntroAbsentee voting; persons age 65 or older. Entitles a person who will be age 65 or older on the day of an election to vote by absentee ballot in that election.
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB835IntroAbsentee voting; no excuse required when voting in person. Provides that any registered voter may vote by absentee ballot in person in any election in which he is qualified to vote without providing a reason for being unable to vote in person on elec...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR104IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Virginia Redistricting Commission. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Commission to redraw congressional and General Assembly district boundaries after each decennial census. Appointments to the 13-mem...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB57IntroAbsentee voting; no excuse. Allows any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in any election in which he is qualified to vote. The bill removes the current list of statutory reasons for which a person may be entitled to vote by absentee ballot ...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB92IntroAbsentee voting; eligibility of certain caregivers. Entitles a person to vote absentee if he is unable to go in person to the polls on the day of the election because he is primarily and personally responsible for the care of an ill or disabled indiv...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB539IntroCosts of primary elections; payment by the proper political party. Requires the proper political party committee to reimburse each county and city conducting a primary election at the direction of the Commonwealth. The bill also provides that the cos...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR7IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); marriage. Proposes the repeal of the constitutional amendment dealing with marriage that was approved by referendum at the November 2006 election. That amendment to the Bill of Rights (i) defines marriage ...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB272IntroVoter registration; notification of denial. Requires notice of a denial of an application for voter registration to be provided by the general registrar to the applicant within five days of the denial. Such notice may be made by all available means, ...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1496IntroVoter identification; free voter photo identification cards provided by the Department of Motor Vehicles. Requires the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to provide voter photo identification cards containing the voter's photograph and signature for ...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1042IntroAbsentee voting; counting military and overseas absentee ballots received after close of polls on election day. Provides that absentee ballots cast by military and overseas absentee voters that are (i) received after the close of the polls on any ele...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1213IntroConstitutional amendment (ballot bill); powers of General Assembly; suspension or nullification of administrative rule or regulation. Provides for a referendum at the November 6, 2018, election to approve or reject an amendment that would permit the ...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB194IntroCampaign finance; disclosure of all contributors. Requires all campaign finance reports to itemize each contributor and disclose certain information regardless of the amount of the contribution. Currently, such disclosure is required only for contrib...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB932IntroCounty manager plan; election of board members by instant runoff voting. Provides that, in a county operating under the county manager plan of government, elections to nominate candidates for and to elect candidates to the board of supervisors may be...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1250IntroElectoral boards and general registrars; direction by the State Board and Department of Elections. Provides that the State Board of Elections, through the Department and the Commissioner of Elections, shall coordinate the work of the electoral boards...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR4IntroUnited States Constitution; Equal Rights Amendment. Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution that was proposed by Congress in 1972. The joint resolution advocates the position that the 1972 Equal Rights Amendment remains ...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB944IntroVoter registration; preregistration for persons age 16 or older. Permits a person who is otherwise qualified to register to vote and is 16 years of age or older, but who will not be 18 years of age on or before the day of the next general election, t...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB171IntroVoter registration; extended time for new United States citizens to register. Allows a person who becomes a naturalized United States citizen after the close of registration records, and who is otherwise qualified to vote, to register to vote up to a...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB562IntroCampaign finance; prohibited contributions to candidates. Prohibits any candidate from soliciting or accepting a contribution from any public service corporation, as defined in §56-1, or any political action committee established and administere...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR71IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Virginia Nonpartisan Redistricting Commission created. Provides for a temporary Virginia Nonpartisan Redistricting Commission (the Commission) to prepare redistricting plans in 2021 and each tenth year the...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1345IntroAbsentee voting; deadline for requesting a mailed absentee ballot. Requires an application for a mailed absentee ballot to be made by 5:00 p.m. on the twelfth day prior to the election in which the applicant is offering to vote. Currently, such appli...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB268IntroAbsentee voting; Intelligent Mail barcode required on return envelopes. Requires an Intelligent Mail barcode be included on the return envelope provided to absentee voters for the return of the absentee ballot to the general registrar.
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR33IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of voters; 16-year-olds permitted to vote. Provides that, notwithstanding the requirement that a voter shall be eighteen years of age, any person who is sixteen years of age or older and is ...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB845IntroFalse statements during campaigns; civil penalty. Prohibits a candidate from, with actual malice, sponsoring a political advertisement that contains a false statement of material fact, or otherwise making, publishing, disseminating, or circulating a ...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1226IntroPost-election deadlines; provisional ballots and absentee ballots. Extends from the third day after the election to the first Monday after the election the deadline by which a person voting provisionally due to lack of an accepted form of identificat...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR5IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); apportionment; criteria for electoral districts. Provides the criteria for electoral districts drawn by the General Assembly. The amendment directs that electoral districts are (i) to be composed of contig...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR34IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); initiatives, referendums, and recalls. Provides that, notwithstanding the powers of the General Assembly, the people reserve to themselves the power to propose and enact laws and constitutional amendments ...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB191IntroVoter identification; accepted forms of identification. Adds to the list of acceptable forms of voter identification a valid student photo identification card issued by any institution of higher education located in any other state or territory of th...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR83IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Virginia Redistricting Commission. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Commission to redraw congressional and General Assembly district boundaries after each decennial census. Appointments to the 13-mem...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB784IntroCongressional and state legislative districts. Provides criteria for the General Assembly to observe in drawing districts, including respect for political boundaries, equal population, racial and ethnic fairness, contiguity, compactness, and communit...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB628IntroPolling places; memorandum of understanding. Directs the Attorney General to develop and make available a template memorandum of understanding to be used by the localities when establishing polling places. The bill allows governing bodies to enter in...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1112IntroVoter registration at the DMV; REAL ID compliant Voter registration at the DMV; REAL ID compliant applications. Provides that any person 17 years of age or older who comes into an office of the Department of Motor Vehicles to apply for, replace, or r...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR110IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Governor's term of office. Permits a Governor elected in 2021 and thereafter to succeed himself in office. The amendment allows two four-year terms (either in succession or not in succession) but prohibits...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1589IntroRecount procedures; questioned ballots. Provides that a recount court may rule only on those questioned ballots whose validity was challenged during the recount of the precinct. At the conclusion of the recount of each precinct, the number of ballots...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR21IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Virginia Redistricting Commission; criteria for legislative and congressional districts. Establishes the seven-member Virginia Redistricting Commission (the Commission) to redraw congressional and General ...
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2018-02-13
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
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