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VASB1153EngrossElections; 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
VASB1246EngrossAbsentee 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
VASB1261EngrossCourt of Appeals; jurisdiction; number of judges. Expands the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeals of Virginia by providing for an appeal of right in every civil case and provides that the granting of further appeal to the Supreme Court of Virginia s...
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2021-02-27
VOTE: Agreed To (54-Y 42-N)
VASB1444EngrossCampaign finance; special report for large pre-legislative session contributions; contributions in aggregate. Directs any candidate for a statewide office or the General Assembly to file a report, not later than January 15, of any single contribution...
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2021-02-27
VOTE: Agreed To (96-Y 0-N)
VAHB2312EngrossMarijuana; legalization; retail sales; penalties. Eliminates criminal penalties for simple possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by persons 21 years of age or older, modifies several other criminal penalties related to marijuana, and imposes lim...
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2021-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (20-Y 19-N)
VASB1406EngrossMarijuana; legalization; retail sales; penalties. Eliminates criminal penalties for simple possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by persons 21 years of age or older, modifies several other criminal penalties related to marijuana, and imposes lim...
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2021-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (20-Y 19-N)
VAHB1952EngrossCampaign finance; prohibited personal use; child care exception. Prohibits Campaign finance; prohibited personal use; child care exception. Prohibits any person from converting any moneys, securities, or like intangible personal property contributed ...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1890EngrossElections; prohibited discrimination in voting and elections administration; required process for enacting certain covered practices; civil causes of action. Prohibits any voting qualification or any standard, practice, or procedure related to voting...
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2021-02-25
Passed Senate (21-Y 18-N)
VAHB2082EngrossVirginia Redistricting Commission; transparency in redistricting process. Requires meetings and hearings of the Virginia Redistricting Commission to be livestreamed, whether held virtually or in person, and to allow for public comment. Meetings and h...
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2021-02-16
Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (7-Y 6-N 2-A)
VASB1422EngrossVoter 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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2021-02-10
Tabled in Privileges and Elections (12-Y 10-N)
VASB1097Engross

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Absentee voting; witness signature not required. Repeals the requirement that an absentee ballot be opened in the presence of a witness and signed by such witness.
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Privileges and Elections by voice vote
VASB1111Engross

Sine Die
Elections; preservation of order at the polls; powers of officers of election. Removes the power of officers of election, in the event that no law-enforcement officer is in attendance, to appoint a person who is not a law-enforcement officer to have ...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Privileges and Elections by voice vote
VASB1148Engross

Sine Die
Elections; date of June primary election. Changes the date of the primary election held in June from the second Tuesday in June to the third Tuesday in June. The bill also changes candidate filing deadlines to reflect the change of date. The bill sat...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Privileges and Elections by voice vote
VASB1281Engross

Sine Die
Elections; qualifications of the general registrar, residency. Removes the requirement that the general registrar of a locality be a resident of that locality or an adjacent locality.
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Privileges and Elections by voice vote
VASB1239Engross

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Absentee voting; third-party absentee ballot assembly and distribution. Permits a general registrar to contract with a third party for the printing, assembly, and mailing of absentee ballots. The bill directs the State Board of Elections to adopt eme...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Privileges and Elections by voice vote
VASB1422Engross

Sine Die
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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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Privileges and Elections by voice vote
VASB1153Engross

Sine Die
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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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Privileges and Elections by voice vote
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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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Privileges and Elections by voice vote
VASB1331Engross

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Absentee voting; accessibility for voters with a visual impairment or print disability. Requires the Department of Elections to make available to all localities a tool to allow voters with a visual impairment or print disability to electronically and...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Privileges and Elections by voice vote
VASB1245Engross

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Absentee voting; establishment of drop-off locations; ballot defects; cure process. Requires the establishment of a drop-off location for the return of marked absentee ballots at the office of the general registrar and each voter satellite office. On...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Privileges and Elections by voice vote
VASB1406Engross

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Marijuana; legalization; retail sales; penalties. Eliminates criminal penalties for simple possession of marijuana, modifies several other criminal penalties related to marijuana, and provides for an automatic expungement process for those convicted ...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in General Laws by voice vote
VASB1444Engross

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Campaign contributions; filing of finance reports. Changes the reporting requirement from any single contribution of $1,000 or more to all financial activity of a campaign committee of a candidate for a statewide office or the General Assembly knowin...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Privileges and Elections by voice vote
VASB1261Engross

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Court of Appeals; jurisdiction; number of judges. Expands the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeals of Virginia by providing for an appeal of right in every civil case and provides that the granting of further appeal to the Supreme Court of Virginia s...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Courts of Justice by voice vote
VASB1395Engross

Sine Die
Elections; prohibited discrimination in voting and elections administration; required process for enacting certain covered practices; civil causes of action. Prohibits any voting qualification or any standard, practice, or procedure related to voting...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Privileges and Elections by voice vote
VAHB1810Engross

Sine Die
Voter registration; failure of online voter registration system; deadline extension. Provides that in the event that a failure of the Virginia online voter registration system occurs prior to the close of registration records, the Governor has the au...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB1921Engross

Sine Die
Assistance for certain voters; curbside voting. Clarifies that any voter with a permanent physical disability, temporary physical disability, or injury is entitled to vote outside of the polling place. The bill further provides that during a declared...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB1968Engross

Sine Die
Absentee voting; early in person; availability on Sundays. Permits the electoral board or general registrar of a county or city to provide absentee voting in person in the office of the general registrar or voter satellite office on Sundays.
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB1888Engross

Sine Die
Absentee voting; procedural and process reforms; availability and accessibility reforms; penalty. Makes various reforms to absentee voting processes and procedures, including those related to availability and accessibility. The bill requires certain ...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB1952Engross

Sine Die
Campaign finance; prohibited personal use; child care exception. Prohibits Campaign finance; prohibited personal use; child care exception. Prohibits any person from converting any moneys, securities, or like intangible personal property contributed ...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB1890Engross

Sine Die
Elections; prohibited discrimination in voting and elections administration; required process for enacting certain covered practices; civil causes of action. Prohibits any voting qualification or any standard, practice, or procedure related to voting...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB2020Engross

Sine Die
Nomination of candidates for elected offices; restrictions on nomination method selected by political party. Provides that a method of nomination for elected office may not be selected if such method will have the practical effect of excluding partic...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB2081Engross

Sine Die
Polling places; prohibited activities; unlawful possession of a firearm; penalty. Prohibits any person from knowingly possessing a firearm within 40 feet of any building, or part thereof, used as a polling place, including one hour before and one hou...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB2082Engross

Sine Die
Virginia Redistricting Commission; transparency in redistricting process. Requires meetings and hearings of the Virginia Redistricting Commission to be livestreamed, whether held virtually or in person, and to allow for public comment. Meetings and h...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB2125Engross

Sine Die
Voter registration; preregistration for persons 16 years of age 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 el...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB2138Engross

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Identification privilege cards; fee; confidentiality; penalties. Authorizes the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue identification privilege cards to applicants who hold a citizenship or legal presence status that is eligible for a special identifi...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Transportation (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB2198Engross

Sine Die
Local elections for governing bodies; elections for school boards; qualification of voters. Provides that in a locality that imposes district-based or ward-based residency requirements for members of the governing body or school board, the member ele...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB2312Engross

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Marijuana; legalization; retail sales; penalties. Eliminates criminal penalties for simple possession of marijuana, modifies several other criminal penalties related to marijuana, and provides for an automatic expungement process for those convicted ...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB177Engross

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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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2020-12-04
To Senate Privileges and Elections Committee
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