Bills Pending Virginia House Privileges and Elections Committee

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VASB1016EngrossForm of ballot; party identification of certain candidates. Provides that any candidate for a constitutional office who has been nominated by a political party or in a primary election shall be identified on the ballot by the name of his political pa...
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2019-02-19
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VASJR283EngrossConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualification of voters; restoration of civil rights. Authorizes the General Assembly to provide by general law for the restoration of civil rights for any person who has been convicted of a felony not des...
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2019-02-19
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB1250EngrossVoter registration; absentee voting; prohibited changes to voter registration record. Prohibits changes to the registration record of a registered voter who has been sent or provided an absentee ballot from being put into effect until after the elect...
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2019-02-19
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB1726IntroDistribution of mail voter registration application forms; certain public and private institutions of higher education. Requires the Department of Elections to provide a reasonable number of mail voter registration application forms to public institu...
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR608IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Governor's term of office. Permits a Governor elected in 2021 and thereafter to succeed himself in office. The amendment allows two four-year terms (either in succession or not in succession) but prohibits...
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR650IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Virginia Redistricting Commission. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Commission to redraw congressional and General Assembly district boundaries after each decennial census. Appointments to the 13-mem...
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2019-02-05
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VAHJR640IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of voters; restoration of civil rights. Authorizes the General Assembly to provide by law for the restoration of civil rights for persons convicted of felonies. The present Constitution prov...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB1829IntroPublic 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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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR578IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); right to vote. Provides that there is a right to vote and that no law shall be enacted or enforced that burdens or denies any voter of his right to vote. The amendment also requires the Commonwealth and it...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB2200IntroVoter referendum; independent redistricting commission. Provides for a statewide referendum on the question of whether there should be an independent redistricting commission established in Virginia for the purpose of drawing the district maps for th...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB1641IntroAbsentee voting; no-excuse absentee. Permits any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in any election in which he is qualified to vote. The bill removes the current list of statutory reasons under which a person may be entitled to vote by abse...
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR627IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); electoral college. Provides that the candidates for President and Vice President who receive the highest number of votes cast statewide are allocated two electoral votes and the candidates for President an...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB1904IntroVoter registration; registration on election day; registration of provisional voters; close of registration records. Provides that persons who are otherwise qualified to register to vote are entitled to register to vote and cast a ballot in person in...
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB2774IntroMinority language accessibility; voting and election materials. Requires the State Board of Elections to prescribe, and a covered locality to provide, voting and election materials in languages other than English. A county, city, or town is designate...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB2588IntroElectronic return of voted military-overseas ballots; Electronic return of voted military-overseas ballots; blockchain; pilot program. Directs the Commissioner of Elections to establish and supervise a pilot program by which an active duty member of ...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB1795IntroStudent voters; Virginia voter registration. Requires each public high school and public institution of higher education to provide to any enrolled student who is of voting age or otherwise eligible to register to vote access to Virginia voter regist...
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2019-02-05
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VAHJR715IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); abortion; state funding prohibited. Prohibits taxes or other revenues of the Commonwealth from being used to pay for abortions, but provides that nothing in that provision shall prevent the use of such fun...
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2019-02-05
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VAHJR585IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); joint election of Governor and Lieutenant Governor. Provides for the joint election of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor, by which the names of the candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor appear...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB1984IntroLegal holidays; Election Day. Designates Election Day, the Tuesday after the first Monday in November, as a state holiday and removes Lee-Jackson Day as a state holiday.
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2019-02-05
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VAHB1800IntroVoting information for persons incarcerated in local correctional facilities. Provides that the Board of Corrections shall make, adopt, and promulgate rules and regulations regarding the provision of information on absentee voting to all persons conf...
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2019-02-05
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VASJR284EngrossConstitution of the United States; Equal Rights Amendment. Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution of the United States that was proposed by Congress in 1972. The joint resolution advocates the position that the 1972 Equal Rights Amen...
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2019-02-05
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VAHJR672IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Governor's term of office. Permits a Governor elected in 2021 and thereafter to succeed himself in office. The amendment allows two four-year terms (either in succession or not in succession) but prohibits...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB2757IntroRecounts; procedure for certain ballots. Requires recount officials to segregate all ballots for which there is a question regarding the ballot's validity prior to beginning the redetermination of the vote in another precinct. The bill provides that ...
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2019-02-05
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VAHJR583IntroConstitution of the United States; Equal Rights Amendment. Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution of the United States that was proposed by Congress in 1972. The joint resolution advocates the position that the 1972 Equal Rights Amen...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB2048IntroElections; date of June primary election and May general 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 cha...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB1996IntroStandards and criteria for congressional and state legislative districts. Provides criteria by which congressional and state legislative districts are to be drawn, including equal population, compactness and contiguity, racial and ethnic fairness, pr...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB1628IntroAbsentee voting; eligibility of persons age 65 or older. Entitles a person who will be age 65 or older on the day of an election to vote by absentee ballot in that election.
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2019-02-05
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VAHB1977IntroVoter identification; accepted forms of identification. Adds to the list of acceptable forms of voter identification a valid student photo identification card issued by any institution of higher education located in any other state or territory of th...
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2019-02-05
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VAHJR579IntroConstitution of the United States; Equal Rights Amendment. Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution of the United States that was proposed by Congress in 1972. The joint resolution advocates the position that the 1972 Equal Rights Amen...
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2019-02-05
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VAHJR639IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); apportionment of legislative districts; Virginia Nonpartisan Redistricting Commission created. Provides for a temporary Virginia Nonpartisan Redistricting Commission (the Commission) to prepare redistricti...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB2565IntroVoter identification; repeal of photo identification requirements. Removes the requirement that voters show a form of identification containing a photograph in order to be allowed to vote. The bill requires a voter to show either his voter registrati...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB1794IntroElections; early voting. Allows any registered voter to vote early in any election in which he is qualified to vote without providing a reason or making prior application for an absentee ballot. The bill requires that early voting be available beginn...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB2683IntroPolling places; extending hours. Extends from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. the time at which the polls close on election day. The bill aligns deadlines related to candidate filings and political party nominations with the closing of polls. The bill contain...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB1707IntroCampaign 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 committees of candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governo...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB2716IntroElections and voter registration; early voting; same day voter registration. Provides for early voting beginning the twenty-first day prior to any general election, the seventh day prior to any special election held on a date other than the date of a...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB1658IntroVote by mail; pilot program. Requires the Department of Elections to develop a pilot program for conducting elections by mail. In a vote-by-mail election, a ballot is mailed to every registered voter, and the ballots are returned by the voters by mai...
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2019-02-05
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VAHJR678IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of voters; 16-year-olds permitted to vote. Provides that, notwithstanding the requirement that a voter shall be 18 years of age, any person who is 16 years of age or older and is otherwise q...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB1993IntroRecounts; special election to be held in the case of a tie vote. Provides that if, after a recount of an election, the recount court finds that each party to the recount has received an equal number of votes, there shall be a special election to dete...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB2390IntroVoter 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 p...
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2019-02-05
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VAHJR598IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of voters and the right to vote. Establishes that the sole qualifications to vote in the Commonwealth are United States citizenship, being at least 18 years of age, residency in the Commonwe...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB1959IntroAbsentee voting; no-excuse in-person available 21 days prior to election. Allows for any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in person beginning on the twenty-first day prior to any election in which he is qualified to vote without providing ...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB2092IntroCampaign finance; direct contributions from corporations and business entities prohibited; limitations on use of certain funds by political action committees. Prohibits any corporation or business entity that has not established and is not acting as ...
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2019-02-05
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VAHJR584IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Governor's term of office. Permits a Governor elected in 2021 and thereafter to succeed himself in office. The amendment allows two four-year terms (either in succession or not in succession) but prohibits...
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2019-02-05
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VAHJR642IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Virginia Redistricting Commission; shortest split methodology. Establishes the seven-member Virginia Redistricting Commission to redraw congressional and General Assembly district boundaries after each dec...
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHJR582IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Virginia Redistricting Commission. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Commission to redraw congressional and General Assembly district boundaries after each decennial census. Appointments to the 13-mem...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB1958IntroCampaign finance; political action committees established and administered by investor-owned electric utilities; contribution limitation; special reporting requirement. Prohibits political action committees established and administered by one or more...
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2019-02-05
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB2709IntroElections; early voting. Allows any registered voter to vote early in any election in which he is qualified to vote without providing a reason or making prior application for an absentee ballot. The bill requires that early voting be available beginn...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB2781IntroProcedures at polling place; announcing voter's address. Removes the requirement that the officer of election audibly repeat the address of a voter offering to vote. The bill does not change the requirement for the officer of election to audibly repe...
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2019-02-05
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VAHB2787IntroVirginia voter registration system; security plans and procedures; remedying security risks. Requires the State Board of Elections to promulgate regulations to ensure the security and integrity of the Virginia voter registration system.
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2019-02-05
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VAHB1699IntroCampaign finance; prohibited personal use of campaign funds; civil penalty. Prohibits any Campaign finance; prohibited personal use of campaign funds; civil penalty. Prohibits any person from making personal use of campaign contributions to a candida...
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2019-02-05
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