Bills Pending Virginia House Privileges and Elections Committee

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VASJR322Engross

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Study; Secretary of Administration; State Board of Elections; electronic return of voted military-overseas ballots; pilot program; report. Requests the Secretary of Administration to oversee and develop a charter and directives for the State Board of...
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2021-03-01
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB1246Engross

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Absentee voting; mandatory processing of returned absentee ballots before election day; central absentee voter precinct in the office of the general registrar. Requires certain actions to be taken to process absentee ballots that are returned by mail...
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2021-03-01
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB1153Engross

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Elections; absentee voting; ballots to be sorted and results to be reported by precinct. Provides that absentee ballots processed at a central absentee precinct must be sorted by the precinct to which the voter who cast the absentee ballot is assigne...
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2021-03-01
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR515Intro

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Constitutional amendment (first reference); right of parents. Adds to the Constitution of Virginia the fundamental right of parents to direct the upbringing, education, and care of their children. The amendment prohibits the Commonwealth from infring...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1933Intro

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Presidential 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 Constitution of the United States gives the st...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB2278Intro

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Voter registration; political party affiliation; closed primary elections. Adds political party affiliation to the information that an applicant is asked to provide when registering to vote. The political party affiliation or independent status selec...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB2255Intro

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Department of Elections; public availability of instructions and guidance directed to local elections officials. Requires the instructions and guidance directed or provided by the State Board of Elections or the Department of Elections to electoral b...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR548Intro

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Constitutional amendment (first reference); education; public schools; standards of quality. Provides that it is the responsibility of the Commonwealth, rather than the General Assembly, to provide for a system of free public elementary and secondary...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR514Intro

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Constitutional amendment (first reference); special sessions; required in certain states of emergency. Requires the Governor to convene a special session whenever declaring a state of emergency for a period that exceeds 90 days or whenever extending ...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1756Intro

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Campaign finance; prohibited contributions to candidates. Prohibits any candidate from soliciting or accepting a contribution from any public service corporation, as defined in the bill, or any political action committee established and administered ...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB2267Intro

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Local electoral boards and general registrar; disclosure of certain gifts and funding. Requires the disclosure of any gift, including money or services, given by a private individual, corporation, partnership, trust, or other third party to a local e...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1970Intro

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Voter identification; identification containing a photograph required. Requires presentation of a form of identification containing a photograph in order to vote. The bill repeals the provisions of law permitting a voter who does not have one of the ...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR556Intro

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Constitutional amendment (first reference); environmental justice. Establishes that it is the policy of the Commonwealth to follow the principles of environmental justice in the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regu...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB2239Intro

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Elections; absentee voting; ballots to be processed before election day and sorted and counted by precinct. Requires certain actions to be taken to process absentee ballots that are returned by mail before election day. The general registrar is requi...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1758Intro

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Voter registration; list maintenance; lists of decedents transmitted by State Registrar of Vital Records. Requires the State Registrar of Vital Records to transmit to the Department of Elections a weekly list of decedents from the previous week. Curr...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB2028Intro

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Absentee ballots; witness requirement; printed name and residence address. Requires that a witness to a voter's absentee ballot provide, in addition to his signature, his printed name and residence address.
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB2235Intro

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Voter identification; optional restrictive identification requirement. Allows a voter to opt into being required to show a valid photo identification issued by the Commonwealth, one of its political subdivisions, or the United States when voting in p...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR614Intro

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Constitutional amendment (first reference); real property tax exemption; surviving spouses of service members who died while serving or from a service-connected injury or illness. Provides that the General Assembly may by general law exempt from taxa...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1906Intro

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Campaign finance; prohibited contributions from corporations; civil penalty. Prohibits contributions from any non-tax-exempt corporation to any candidate, campaign committee, political committee, or political party committee. The bill imposes a civil...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR616Intro

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Constitutional amendment (first reference); real property tax exemption; affordable housing. Provides that the General Assembly may authorize a locality to fully or partially exempt affordable housing, as such term may be defined by statute, from loc...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR513Intro

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Constitutional amendment (first reference); executive power; state of emergency; special session. Limits the authority of the Governor to issue an executive order declaring a state of emergency that restricts, limits, or prohibits otherwise lawful ac...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB2232Intro

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Elections; offenses; intimidation of or interference with authorized representatives of party or candidate; penalty. Makes willfully interfering, or attempting to interfere, with an authorized representative of a party or candidate in his lawful obse...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1883Intro

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Elections; preclearance of certain covered practices Elections; preclearance of certain covered practices required. Requires the governing body of a covered jurisdiction, prior to enacting or seeking to administer any voting qualification or prerequi...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR551Intro

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Constitutional amendment (first reference); qualifications of voters; 16-year-olds permitted to vote. Provides that, notwithstanding the requirement that a voter shall be 18 years of age, any person who is 16 years of age or older and is otherwise qu...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB2205Intro

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Same-day voter registration; repeal. Repeals Chapter 1153 of the Acts of Assembly of 2020, which provided that any person who is qualified to register to vote would be permitted to do so up to and including on the day of the election, regardless of t...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB2209Intro

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Absentee voting; signature match; provisional ballot status. Requires the signature on the voter affirmation statement on an absentee ballot return envelope to match the signature of the voter on the application for the absentee ballot or the signatu...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1746Intro

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Conduct of elections; vote counting; required live video recording. Requires the general registrar of each county and city to provide for a live video recording of each polling place while absentee ballots are cast, votes are counted, and returns are...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB2115Intro

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Absentee voting; definition of postmark; legibility requirement. Requires an absentee ballot returned to the general registrar after the closing of the polls on election day to be legibly postmarked on or before the date of the election in order to b...
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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB71Intro

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Campaign finance; audits of campaign finance reports; Campaign finance; audits of campaign finance reports; certain campaign committees. Requires the State Board of Elections to conduct audits of the campaign finance reports filed by the campaign com...
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2020-12-04
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB219Intro

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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 i...
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2020-12-04
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB203Intro

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Absentee 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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2020-12-04
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB360Intro

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Elections; voter-nominated open primary elections; ranked choice voting for certain elections. Establishes a voter-nominated primary election for the offices of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General and for the General Assembly and the ...
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2020-12-04
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB26Intro

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Voter registration; close of registration records. Reduces the period of time that registration records must be closed before a general or primary election from 21 days to 13 days. The bill adjusts other deadlines to reflect this change. The period o...
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2020-12-04
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB215Intro

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Voter 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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2020-12-04
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB848Intro

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Campaign Finance Disclosure Act; unlawful conversion of political contributions to personal use; penalty. Prohibits any person from converting any moneys, securities, or like intangible personal property that has been contributed to a candidate, a ca...
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2020-12-04
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
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