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VASJR5Engross

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Constitutional amendment (second reference); marriage; repeal of same-sex marriage prohibition; affirmative right to marry. Repeals the constitutional provision defining marriage as only a union between one man and one woman as well as the related pr...
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2022-03-08
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB767Engross

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Voter registration; restoration of political rights upon release from incarceration; certain adjudications. Provides that any person who is convicted of a felony and sentenced to a period of incarceration for such felony conviction is not entitled to...
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2022-03-08
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB318Engross

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Campaign advertisements; independent expenditures; electioneering communications; disclaimer requirements. Broadens the scope of disclaimer requirements for campaign advertisements to include electioneering communications, as defined in the bill, and...
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2022-03-08
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB557Engross

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Constitutional amendment (voter referendum); marriage; repeal of same-sex marriage prohibition; affirmative right to marry. Provides for a referendum at the November 8, 2022, election to approve or reject an amendment that would repeal the constituti...
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2022-03-08
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB21Engross

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Constitutional amendment (voter referendum); qualifications of voters and the right to vote; persons not entitled to vote. Provides for a referendum at the November 8, 2022, general election to approve or reject an amendment that would provide for th...
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2022-03-08
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB463Engross

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Campaign finance; prohibited personal use of campaign funds, complaints, hearings, civil penalty. Prohibits any person from converting contributions to a candidate or a candidate's campaign committee for his personal use. Current law only prohibits s...
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2022-03-08
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB744Engross

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Virginia Elections Commission; establishment; purpose. Establishes the Virginia Elections Commission as an advisory commission in the legislative branch for the purpose of studying and making recommendations on matters related to the administration a...
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2022-03-08
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB222Engross

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Campaign finance; mandatory electronic filing for all candidates. Requires all candidates to file their campaign finance reports electronically with the State Board of Elections.
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2022-03-08
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VASJR1Engross

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Constitutional amendment (second reference); qualifications of voters and the right to vote; persons not entitled to vote. Provides that every person who meets the qualifications of voters set forth in the Constitution shall have the fundamental righ...
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2022-03-08
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB39Engross

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Elections; form of ballot; party identification of candidates on ballots; constitutional officers. Extends to elections for constitutional officers the requirement that ballots identify the nominating political party for party candidates and identify...
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2022-03-08
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB495Engross

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Elections; removal of officers; recall elections; petition. Provides for the removal of certain elected officers and officers appointed to elected offices by recall referendum. The bill requires a petition for recall be signed by 30 percent of the to...
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2022-03-04
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB178Intro

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Absentee voting in person; available beginning on the fourteenth day prior to election; hours of operation. Limits absentee voting in person to the two weeks immediately preceding an election. During these two weeks, the bill requires that absentee v...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB24Intro

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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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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1296Intro

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Campaign finance; prohibited personal use of campaign funds; complaints, hearings, civil penalty, and advisory opinions. Prohibits any person from converting contributions to a candidate or a candidate's campaign committee for their personal use. Cur...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB779Intro

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Elections; photo identification required; time for in-person absentee; absentee ballots not accepted after election day; repeal of permanent absentee voter list. Requires presentation of a form of identification containing a photograph in order to vo...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR9Intro

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Constitutional amendment (second reference); qualifications of voters and the right to vote; persons not entitled to vote. Provides that every person who meets the qualifications of voters set forth in the Constitution shall have the fundamental righ...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB149Intro

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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, his date of birth, the last four digits of his social security nu...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB972Intro

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Elections; removal of officers; recall elections; petition. Provides for the removal of certain elected officers and officers appointed to elected offices by recall referendum. The bill requires a petition for recall be signed by 30 percent of the to...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR60Intro

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Constitutional amendment (first reference); qualified immunity for government officials. Establishes the right of government officials to qualified immunity. The amendment provides that a government official may not be found liable for the deprivatio...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB941Intro

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Voter registration; registration permitted up to and including the day of the election. Repeals a provision that would permit any person who is qualified to register to vote to register to vote in person up to and including the day of the election, n...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR77Intro

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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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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR28Intro

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Constitutional amendment (second reference); qualifications of voters and the right to vote; persons not entitled to vote. Provides that every person who meets the qualifications of voters set forth in the Constitution shall have the fundamental righ...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB575Intro

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Elections; campaign finance; contribution limits; civil penalty. Establishes contribution limits from any individual to any candidate campaign committee, political action committee, and political party committee and from any political action committe...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR79Intro

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Constitutional amendment (first reference); real property tax exemption; surviving spouses of certain members of the armed forces. Provides that the General Assembly may by general law exempt from taxation the real property of a surviving spouse of a...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB174Intro

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Campaign finance; out-of-district contribution limits; civil penalty. Prohibits contributions to a candidate's campaign from persons that are not residents of the Commonwealth and limits to 75 percent of total contributions to a candidate's campaign ...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1031Intro

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Elections; local offices; reapportionment and redistricting; effect of certain changes. Requires in certain localities that the passage of an ordinance providing for the election of an additional member of the governing body on an at-large basis must...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB54Intro

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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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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB441Intro

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Elections; voting systems; reporting absentee results by precinct. Includes in the definition of "voting system" on-demand ballot printing systems and ballot marking devices used to manufacture or mark ballots to be cast by voters on electronic votin...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB605Intro

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Constitutional amendment (voter referendum); marriage; repeal of same-sex marriage prohibition; affirmative right to marry. Provides for a referendum at the November 8, 2022, election to approve or reject an amendment that would repeal the constituti...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB945Intro

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Absentee voting in person; available beginning on the tenth day prior to election. Limits absentee voting in person to the ten days immediately preceding an election.
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB495Intro

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Campaign finance; mandatory electronic filing for all candidates. Requires all independent expenditure and candidate campaign finance reports to be filed electronically with the Department of Elections. Under current law, such expenditure and finance...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR83Intro

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Constitutional amendment (first reference); taxation; property tax exemption; surviving spouses of soldiers killed in the line of duty. Amends the Constitution of Virginia by allowing localities to exempt from taxation the real property of any surviv...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB15Intro

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Elections administration; requests made pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act; deferment of response when request received during certain period of time. Allows local electoral boards and general registrars to defer providing a response to a req...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR66Intro

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Constitutional amendment (first reference); limitations on power of the General Assembly; parole. Provides that, with the exception of the eligibility of a person convicted of a felony offense committed while such person was a juvenile, the General A...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB489Intro

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Campaign advertisements; independent expenditures; electioneering communications; disclaimer requirements. Broadens the scope of disclaimer requirements for campaign advertisements to include electioneering communications, as defined in the bill, and...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR65Intro

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Constitutional amendment (first reference); education; state appropriations to private schools. Removes the requirement that private schools be nonsectarian in order to be eligible for appropriation of state funds.
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR58Intro

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Constitutional amendment (first reference); taxation and finance; longtime owner-occupant tax relief program. Directs the General Assembly to implement a tax relief program by which longtime owner-occupants of real property are granted a total or par...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB796Intro

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Voter registration; restoration of political rights upon release from incarceration; certain adjudications. Provides that any person who loses his political rights as a result of a felony conviction shall be invested with those rights upon his releas...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB416Intro

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Constitutional amendment (voter referendum); qualifications of voters and the right to vote; persons not entitled to vote. Provides for a referendum at the November 8, 2022, general election to approve or reject an amendment that would provide for th...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB880Intro

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Elections; electronic return of voted military-overseas Elections; electronic return of voted military-overseas ballots; pilot program. Directs the Commissioner of Elections to establish and supervise a pilot program by which an overseas voter who is...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB524Intro

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Campaign finance; prohibited contributions to candidates. Prohibits any candidate from soliciting or accepting a contribution from any public service corporation or any political action committee established and administered by such a corporation.
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB780Intro

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Voter registration; registration permitted up to and including the day of the election. Repeals a provision that would permit any person who is qualified to register to vote to register to vote in person up to and including the day of the election, n...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1233Intro

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Elections; local officers; election and terms of mayor and city council for cities and towns; minimum population. Limits to localities with a population of at least 25,000 the application of the requirement that, in a city or town that imposes distri...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB71Intro

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Campaign finance; prohibited contributions to candidates; Phase I Utility and Phase II Utility. Prohibits candidates, campaign committees, and political committees from soliciting or accepting contributions from any public utility, as defined in the ...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB942Intro

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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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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1262Intro

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Elections; form of ballot; party identification of candidates on ballots; constitutional officers. Extends to elections for constitutional officers the requirement that ballots identify the nominating political party for party candidates and identify...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1141Intro

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Absentee voting; return of absentee ballots; drop-off locations. Repeals the provisions of law providing for the establishment of drop-off locations for the return of absentee ballots.
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1302Intro

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Elections; campaign finance; contributions from persons that are not individuals; source of funds reporting requirements. Prohibits any person that is not an individual from making any contribution in excess of $20,000 that is not a bundled contribut...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB795Intro

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Constitutional amendment (voter referendum); qualifications of voters and the right to vote; persons not entitled to vote. Provides for a referendum at the November 8, 2022, general election to approve or reject an amendment that would provide for th...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR29Intro

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Constitutional amendment (first reference); Literary Fund; exemption for certain asset forfeiture. Amends the Constitution of Virginia to provide an exemption for property seized and forfeited to the Commonwealth for a violation of commercial sex tra...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
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