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VAHB1756Intro

Sine Die
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
VAHB1758Intro

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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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1906Intro

Sine Die
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
VAHB1970Intro

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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2021-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB2028Intro

Sine Die
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
VAHB1746Intro

Sine Die
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
VAHB1883Intro

Sine Die
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
VAHB1933Intro

Sine Die
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
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
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
VAHB2112Intro

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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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2021-02-05
To House Courts of Justice 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
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
VAHB2209Intro

Sine Die
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
VAHB2239Intro

Sine Die
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
VAHB2267Intro

Sine Die
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
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
VASB1377Intro

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Campaign finance; special report for large pre-legislative session contributions; contributions in aggregate. Requires a special report for certain pre-legislative session contributions from a single person in excess of $1,000 or with an aggregate va...
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2021-02-04
Incorporated by Privileges and Elections
VASB1432Intro

Sine Die
Electoral college; allocation of electoral votes. Revises the process by which the Commonwealth's electoral votes are allocated among the slates of presidential electors. The bill provides that a voter will vote for two electors for the Commonwealth ...
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2021-02-04
Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (11-Y 3-N 1-A)
VAHB1815Intro

Sine Die
Marijuana; legalization of cultivation, manufacture, sale, possession, and testing; penalties. Establishes a regulatory scheme for the regulation of marijuana cultivation facilities, marijuana manufacturing facilities, marijuana testing facilities, a...
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2021-01-30
Incorporated by General Laws
VASB1101Intro

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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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2021-01-26
Stricken at request of Patron in Privileges and Elections (14-Y 0-N)
VASB1118Intro

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Voter registration; verification of social security Voter registration; verification of social security numbers; provisional registration status. Requires the general registrars to verify that the name, date of birth, and social security number provi...
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2021-01-26
Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (9-Y 6-N)
VASB1348Intro

Sine Die
Elections; referenda; local advisory referenda. Provides for an exception to the rule that prohibits a referendum from being placed on the ballot unless specifically authorized by statute or by charter, allowing each locality to provide by ordinance ...
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2021-01-26
Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (9-Y 6-N)
VASB1455Intro

Sine Die
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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2021-01-26
Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (9-Y 6-N)
VASB1376Intro

Sine Die
Absentee voting; processing of absentee ballots before election day; reporting of absentee ballot vote totals; central absentee voter precincts. Requires certain actions to be taken to process absentee ballots returned before the day of the election,...
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2021-01-26
Incorporated by Privileges and Elections
VASB1459Intro

Sine Die
Conduct of elections; voter Conduct of elections; voter identification and absentee voting; process for applying for, casting, and counting absentee ballots. Requires presentation of a form of identification containing a photograph in order to vote. ...
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2021-01-26
Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (9-Y 6-N)
VAHB2153Intro

Sine Die
Assistance to certain voters; curbside voting; right to observe ballot deposited into ballot scanner machine or ballot container. Provides that, upon the request of the voter, a curbside voter shall be permitted to enter the polling place after marki...
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2021-01-20
Failed to report (defeated) in Privileges and Elections (8-Y 13-N)
VAHB2088Intro

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State Board of Elections; number of members; appointment of Commissioner of Elections. Increases the number of members on the State Board of Elections from five to six and requires the political representation of the Board to be equal between the two...
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2021-01-20
Tabled in Privileges and Elections (13-Y 9-N)
VASB1233Intro

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Campaign contribution limits; civil penalty. Prohibits persons from making any single contribution, or any combination of contributions, that exceeds $20,000 to any one candidate for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, or the General Ass...
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2021-01-19
Failed to report (defeated) in Privileges and Elections (6-Y 9-N)
VASB1236Intro

Sine Die
Campaign finance; prohibited contributions to candidates. Prohibits candidates, campaign committees, and political committees from soliciting or accepting contributions from any public utility, as defined in the bill, and prohibits any public utility...
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2021-01-19
Failed to report (defeated) in Privileges and Elections (5-Y 10-N)
VAHB1872Intro

Sine Die
Abstract of votes; when required to contain accounting of absentee ballots by precinct. Requires that if any precinct in a locality has 100 or more absentee ballots cast by voters assigned to it, the abstract of votes contain an accounting, by precin...
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2021-01-13
Tabled in Privileges and Elections (14-Y 8-N)
VAHB1869Intro

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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2021-01-13
Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (13-Y 9-N)
VAHB203Intro

Sine Die
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
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
VAHB87Intro

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Marijuana; legalization of simple marijuana possession; Marijuana; legalization of simple marijuana possession; penalties. Eliminates criminal penalties for possession of marijuana for persons who are 21 years of age or older. The bill also decrimina...
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2020-12-04
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB71Intro

Sine Die
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
VASB166Intro

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Campaign finance; disbursement of surplus funds; prohibited conversion to personal use. Amends the current laws regarding the disbursement of surplus funds at the dissolution of a campaign or political committee so that such restrictions would apply ...
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2020-12-04
To Senate 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
VASB887Intro

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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 Senate 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
VAHB269Intro

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Marijuana; legalization of simple marijuana possession; penalty. Eliminates criminal penalties for possession of marijuana for persons who are 21 years of age or older. The bill also decriminalizes marijuana possession for persons under 21 years of a...
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2020-12-04
To House Courts of Justice 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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