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VAHB125PassElections; political campaign advertisements; illegal negative ads; civil penalties. Provides that sponsors violating political campaign advertisement disclosure laws with advertisements or campaign telephone calls are subject to a civil penalty not ...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0744)
VASB80PassState and local elections officials; acceptance of certain gifts and funding prohibited. Prohibits state and local elections officials from soliciting, accepting, using, or disposing of any moneys, grants, property, or services given by a private ind...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0698)
VAHB205PassState and local elections officials; acceptance of certain gifts and funding prohibited. Prohibits state and local elections officials from soliciting, accepting, using, or disposing of any moneys, grants, property, or services given by a private ind...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0697)
VASB370PassElections; conduct of election; election results; risk-limiting audits. Requires local electoral boards and general registrars to perform certain risk-limiting audits, defined in the bill, under the supervision of the Department of Elections and in a...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0444)
VAHB895PassElections; conduct of election; election results; risk-limiting audits. Requires local electoral boards and general registrars to perform certain risk-limiting audits, defined in the bill, under the supervision of the Department of Elections and in a...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0443)
VAHB1140PassVoter registration; cancellation of registration; notice requirement. Requires general registrars to provide notice of the cancellation of a voter's registration to the voter by mail to the address listed in the voter's registration record and by ema...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0318)
VASB698PassElections; lists of persons voting at elections; creation of searchable public lists prohibited. Prohibits the recipient of a list of registered voters from publishing on the Internet any of the information contained in such list as a list, database,...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0445)
VAHB492PassCampaign finance; record retention requirements and reviews of campaign finance disclosure reports. Requires campaign committee treasurers to retain certain records that may be used in reviews of campaign committee accounts. The bill gives the Depart...
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2022-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0258)
VAHB439PassAbsentee ballots; materials included; information on proposed constitutional amendments and referenda. Provides that whenever there is a proposed constitutional amendment or statewide referendum on the ballot, the printed instructions with the absent...
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2022-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0254)
VASB3PassElections; 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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2022-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0126)
VAHB542PassElections administration; reclassification of assistant registrars. Reclassifies assistant registrars as deputy registrars.
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2022-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0140)
VAHB927PassElections; 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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2022-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0125)
VAHB68Engross

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Voter registration; presumption of domicile; members of a uniformed service and others. Provides that a member of a uniformed service who is on active duty with permanent orders stationing him in the Commonwealth shall be presumed to have established...
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2022-03-12
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB86Engross

Sine Die
Elections; campaign finance; disclosure reports; searchable electronic database. Requires the Department of Elections to provide an interface to the campaign finance database maintained by the Department that allows users to easily search for and sor...
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2022-03-12
Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
VAHB177Engross

Sine Die
Elections; absentee voting; witness signature requirement; additional information. Makes an absentee voter's failure to have a witness sign the absentee ballot envelope a material omission that renders the ballot void. Additionally, the bill requires...
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2022-03-12
Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
VAHB305Engross

Sine Die
Elections; State Board of Elections; membership; appointment of Commissioner of Elections. Makes the State Board of Elections responsible for appointing the Commissioner of Elections and removes the Governor's ability to appoint to the Department of ...
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2022-03-12
Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
VASB273Engross

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Elections; absentee voting; verification by social security number or unique identifier in lieu of witness signature. Requires the State Board of Elections to promulgate regulations for providing a unique identifier to any qualified voter who lacks a...
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2022-03-12
Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
VASB371Engross

Sine Die
State Board of Elections; membership; appointment of Commissioner of Elections. Exempts the Department of Elections from provisions allowing the Governor to appoint a chief deputy and a confidential assistant for policy or administration. The bill ex...
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2022-03-12
Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
VASB652Engross

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Absentee voting; application requirements; last four digits of social security number. Requires an applicant for an absentee ballot to provide on the application the last four digits of his social security number, except when completing the applicati...
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2022-03-12
Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
VASB652Engross
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Absentee voting; application requirements; last four digits of social security number. Requires an applicant for an absentee ballot to provide on the application the last four digits of his social security number, except when completing the applicati...
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2022-03-12
Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
VAHB86Engross
50%
Elections; campaign finance; disclosure reports; searchable electronic database. Requires the Department of Elections to provide an interface to the campaign finance database maintained by the Department that allows users to easily search for and sor...
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2022-03-12
Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
VAHB305Engross
50%
Elections; State Board of Elections; membership; appointment of Commissioner of Elections. Makes the State Board of Elections responsible for appointing the Commissioner of Elections and removes the Governor's ability to appoint to the Department of ...
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2022-03-12
Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
VASB273Engross
50%
Elections; absentee voting; verification by social security number or unique identifier in lieu of witness signature. Requires the State Board of Elections to promulgate regulations for providing a unique identifier to any qualified voter who lacks a...
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2022-03-12
Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
VAHB177Engross
50%
Elections; absentee voting; witness signature requirement; additional information. Makes an absentee voter's failure to have a witness sign the absentee ballot envelope a material omission that renders the ballot void. Additionally, the bill requires...
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2022-03-12
Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
VASB371Engross
50%
State Board of Elections; membership; appointment of Commissioner of Elections. Exempts the Department of Elections from provisions allowing the Governor to appoint a chief deputy and a confidential assistant for policy or administration. The bill ex...
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2022-03-12
Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
VASB211PassVoter 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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2022-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0028)
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
VASB222Engross

Sine Die
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
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
VASB463Engross

Sine Die
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
VASB767Engross

Sine Die
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
VASB495Engross

Sine Die
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
VAHB175Engross

Sine Die
Absentee voting; annual absentee voter list; absentee ballots; return of ballots. Removes the permanent absentee voter list and provides for an annual absentee voter list by which any eligible voter who annually files an application and is enrolled o...
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2022-03-01
Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (9-Y 6-N)
VAHB55PassVoter 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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2022-02-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0004)
VAHB195PassPolling places; location requirements; waiver in certain circumstances. Provides that in the event that there is no suitable building that could be used for a polling place within a precinct or within one mile of the precinct boundary, the general re...
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2022-02-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0005)
VAHB34Engross

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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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2022-02-22
Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (8-Y 6-N)
VAHB39Engross

Sine Die
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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2022-02-22
Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (9-Y 6-N)
VAHB46Engross

Sine Die
Elections; voter identification containing a photograph required; availability of absentee voting in person; processing returned absentee ballots; permanent absentee voter list repealed. Requires presentation of a form of identification containing a ...
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2022-02-22
Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (9-Y 6-N)
VAHB196Engross

Sine Die
Absentee voting; permanent absentee voter list repealed. Repeals the provisions of law by which any registered voter may apply to receive absentee ballots for all elections in which he is eligible to vote and remains on the list until the voter reque...
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2022-02-22
Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (9-Y 6-N)
VAHB528Engross

Sine Die
Absentee voting; unsolicited absentee ballot applications; required information. 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 t...
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2022-02-22
Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (9-Y 6-N)
VAHB544Engross

Sine Die
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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2022-02-22
Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (9-Y 6-N)
VAHB956Engross

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Absentee voting; deadline for returning absentee ballot. Requires that an absentee ballot be received before the closing of the polls on election day in order to be counted. Currently, an absentee ballot that is received after the closing of the poll...
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2022-02-22
Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (9-Y 6-N)
VAHB1090Engross

Sine Die
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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2022-02-22
Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (9-Y 6-N)
VAHB15Intro

Sine Die
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
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
VAHB35Intro

Sine Die
Absentee voting; excuse required to vote absentee by mail; excuse required to vote absentee in person prior to the second Saturday preceding an election. Requires a registered voter to provide a reason for being absent or unable to vote at his pollin...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB36Intro

Sine Die
Absentee voting; permanent absentee voter list repealed. Repeals the provisions of law by which any registered voter may apply to receive absentee ballots for all elections in which he is eligible to vote and remains on the list until the voter reque...
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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB54Intro

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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2022-02-15
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB76Intro

Sine Die
Absentee voting; reimbursement of costs. Requires the General Assembly to establish in the general appropriation act a reimbursement plan to reimburse counties and cities, fully and annually, for the cost of conducting absentee voting in the locality...
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2022-02-15
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB71Intro

Sine Die
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
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