Bills Pending Virginia House Privileges and Elections Committee

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VAHJR5005IntroConstitutional amendment (first reference); executive power; emergency powers; limitations. Provides that the Governor shall have the powers and duties related to states of emergency as provided by general law, except that no declared state of emerge...
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2020-08-18
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB5079IntroAbsentee voting; unsolicited absentee ballot applications. Requires any individual or organization sending an application for an absentee ballot to a registered voter that was not solicited or requested by the registered voter to use the information ...
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2020-08-18
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB5038IntroElections; political campaign advertisements; referendum committees. Requires referendum committees to make certain disclosures on political advertisements expressly advocating the passage or defeat of a question on the ballot.
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2020-08-17
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR5003IntroConstitutional 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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2020-08-14
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR5001IntroConstitutional 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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2020-07-29
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB535EngrossCongressional and legislative district boundaries; Congressional and legislative district boundaries; alignment with boundaries of counties and cities; review of a voter's registration. Provides that, for purposes of congressional, Senate, and House ...
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2020-03-03
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR71IntroConstitutional amendment (second resolution); Constitutional amendment (second resolution); apportionment; Virginia Redistricting Commission. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Commission, a 16-member Commission tasked with establishing districts...
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2020-02-20
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR34IntroConstitutional amendment (second resolution); Constitutional amendment (second resolution); apportionment; Virginia Redistricting Commission. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Commission, a 16-member Commission tasked with establishing districts...
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2020-02-20
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB851IntroPublic campaign financing; counties and cities may establish for certain offices. Authorizes the governing body of a county or city to establish by ordinance a system of public campaign financing for elected local offices. The bill specifies certain ...
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2020-02-11
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB381IntroRedistricting; Virginia Redistricting Commission; local Redistricting; Virginia Redistricting Commission; local redistricting commissions. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Commission (the Commission) pursuant to Article II, Sections 6 and 6-A o...
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2020-02-11
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB18IntroAbsentee voting; no-excuse, in-person, beginning on second Saturday immediately preceding election; applicability date; emergency. Provides that, beginning with the May 5, 2020, general election, no-excuse, in-person absentee voting will be available...
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2020-02-11
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB987IntroAbstract of votes; when required to contain accounting of absentee ballots by precinct. Provides that if any precinct in a locality has more than 25 absentee ballots cast by voters assigned to it, the abstract of votes is required to contain an accou...
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2020-02-11
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB842IntroRemoval of public officers; petition requirements; signature requirements. Clarifies that the requirement that a petition for the removal of a public officer be signed under penalty of perjury applies only to the person or persons filing such petitio...
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2020-02-11
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR3IntroConstitutional amendment (second resolution); reapportionment; technical adjustments permitted. Gives the General Assembly the authority to make technical adjustments to legislative electoral district boundaries following the enactment of any decenni...
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2020-02-11
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB14IntroConstitutional amendment (voter referendum); reapportionment; technical adjustments permitted. Provides for a referendum at the November 3, 2020, election to approve or reject an amendment that would allow the General Assembly to make technical adjus...
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2020-02-11
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB111IntroCampaign 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 administer...
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2020-02-11
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB895IntroCampaign contribution limits; civil penalty. Prohibits persons and committees from making any single contribution, or any combination of contributions, that exceeds $5,600 to any one candidate for any elected office in any one election cycle, of whic...
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2020-02-11
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1254IntroRedistricting; population data; reallocation of prison populations. Provides for the preparation of adjusted population data for redistricting and reapportionment purposes to reflect the reallocation of persons incarcerated in state and local correct...
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2020-02-11
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB319IntroRedistricting; population data; reallocation of prison Redistricting; population data; reallocation of prison populations. Provides for the preparation of adjusted population data for redistricting and reapportionment purposes to reflect the realloca...
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2020-02-11
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB218IntroConstitutional offices; candidates to be nominated by petition. Requires candidates for constitutional offices to be nominated only by the petition process provided for independent candidates.
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2020-02-11
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1645IntroRedistricting; Virginia Citizens Redistricting Commission. Redistricting; Virginia Citizens Redistricting Commission. Establishes the Virginia Citizens Redistricting Commission (the Commission), a 10-member commission responsible for proposing legisl...
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2020-02-11
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB380IntroConstitutional amendment (voter referendum); apportionment; Virginia Redistricting Commission. Provides for a referendum at the November 3, 2020, election to approve or reject amendments to the Constitution of Virginia establishing the Virginia Redis...
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2020-02-11
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB541IntroDepartment of Elections; limitation on gubernatorial appointments. Provides that the Governor shall appoint only a Commissioner of Elections and shall not appoint any other persons to the Department of Elections. This bill is a recommendation of the ...
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2020-02-11
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1691IntroLocal electoral boards; certain persons prohibited from serving. Provides that the spouse, grandparent, parent, sibling, child, or grandchild, or the spouse of a grandparent, parent, sibling, child, or grandchild, of any sitting member of the General...
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2020-02-11
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1055IntroVirginia Redistricting Commission. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Commission. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Commission (the Commission). The Commission, tasked with establishing districts for the United States House of Representative...
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2020-02-11
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB26IntroVoter 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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2020-01-31
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB203IntroAbsentee 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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2020-01-31
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB360IntroElections; 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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2020-01-31
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB215IntroVoter 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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2020-01-31
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB219IntroVoter 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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2020-01-31
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB848IntroCampaign 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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2020-01-24
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB71IntroCampaign 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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2020-01-24
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
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