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(CD) Carried over from 2002 session but died in committee on or before December 9th


Absentee ballots; applications and procedures. Amending 24.2-701, 24.2-706 and 24.2-707. (Patron-Cole, HB 1589 (Chapter 478))
Absentee ballots; applications and procedures. Amending 24.2-706. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1854 (Chapter 247))
Absentee ballots; implementation of a pilot program for uniformed and overseas citizens to transmit electronically and by Internet. Adding  24.2-702.2. (Patron-Brink, HB 2139 (F))
Absentee ballots; procedure for comparing voter signature. Amending  24.2-710. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 2199 (F))
Absentee ballots; procedure for counting. Amending  24.2-712. (Patron-Cole, HB 1588 (F))
Absentee voting; implementation of a pilot program for students attending Virginia colleges and universities. Adding 24.2-705.3. (Patron-Norment, SB 1286 (F))
Absentee voting; study of eligibility criteria. (Patron-Orrock, HJR 576 (F))
Ballots; party designations. Amending  24.2-613 and 24.2-640. (Patron-Black, HB 1405 (F); Cuccinelli, SB 769 (F))
Ballots; printing of names after death, withdrawal, etc., of candidate. Amending  24.2-541. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1437 (Chapter 476))
Ballots; when considered void. Amending  24.2-663. (Patron-O’Brien, HB 631 (CD))
Campaign and political committees, federal; provides for regulation thereof. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1644 (Chapter 890))
Campaign Finance Disclosure Act; forms, filings and reporting requirements. Amending  24.2-904, 24.2-906, 24.2-914 and 24.2-920. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 1862 (Chapter 248))
Campaign Finance Disclosure Act; record retention requirements, review of reports for certain statewide offices and General Assembly. Amending  24.2-903, 24.2-904 and 24.2-910; adding 24.2-928.1. (Patron-Brink, HB 2142 (F))
Campaign Finance Disclosure Act; record retention requirements, review of reports for certain statewide offices and General Assembly. Amending  24.2-903 and 24.2-904; adding 24.2-928.1. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 557 (CD); Jones, S.C., HB 2195 (F))
Campaign Finance Disclosure Act; separate candidate committee account to comply with federal campaign finance law requirements. Adding  24.2-905.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1542 (Chapter 967))
Campaign finance disclosure reports; authorizes Secretary of Board of Elections to extend filing deadlines. Amending  24.2-927. (Patron-Crittenden, HB 2836 (Chapter 726))
Campaign finance disclosure reports; Board of Elections to make available on Internet those filed by candidates for State office and General Assembly. Amending  24.2-914.1. (Patron-Amundson, HB 753 (CD))
Campaign finance disclosure reports; electronic filing of certain by political party committees. Amending  24.2-914.1. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 263 (CD); McQuigg, HB 1693 (Chapter 242); Jones, S.C., HB 2194 (F))
Campaign finance disclosure reports; filing schedule. Amending 24.2-923. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 2196 (Chapter 256))
Campaign finance disclosure reports; include large contributions received by candidates for local offices. Adding  24.2-919.1. (Patron-Darner, HB 1608 (F))
Campaign practices; prohibited use of public funds to support or oppose candidates or referendum questions. Adding  24.2-688. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1855 (F))
Candidates for public office; prohibits certain signature solicitation in county or city buildings. Adding  24.2-106.1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2710 (Chapter 271))
Candidates in elections; procedure for instant runoff voting. Amending  24.2-673; adding  24.2-673.1. (Patron-Barlow, HB 2739 (F))
Clean Election Act and Fund; created. Adding  24.2-941 through 24.2-954 and 58.1-344.2. (Patron-Scott, HB 1327 (CD))
Clean Election Act and Fund; created. Adding  24.2-951 through 24.2-964 and 58.1-344.3. (Patron-Scott, HB 1818 (F))
Conditional votes; identification requirement. Amending  24.2-653. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 2198 (Chapter 984))
Congressional districts; changes in boundaries. Adding 24.2-302.2. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 615 (CD))
Constitutional amendment; effective dates of legislative and congressional redistricting (first reference). Amending Section 6 of Article II. (Patron-O’Brien, SJR 417 (Chapter 957))
Constitutional amendment; election of Lieutenant Governor (first reference). Amending Section 13 of Article V. (Patron-Cole, HJR 557 (F))
Constitutional amendment; postponement of elections due to an emergency (first reference). Adding Section 10 in Article II. (Patron-O’Brien, HJR 96 (CD); Bolling, SJR 40 (CD))
Constitutional amendment; Redistricting Commission created (first reference). Amending Section 6 of Article II and Sections 2 and 3 of Article IV. (Patron-Shuler, HJR 634 (F); Barlow, HJR 652 (F); Deeds, SJR 281 (F))
Constitutional offices; filling of vacancies. Amending 24.2-228.1. (Patron-Griffith, HB 328 (CD))
Election laws; revision. Amending  15.2-408, 15.2-3604, 15.2-3831, 24.2-101, 24.2-106, 24.2-107, 24.2-111, 24.2-114, 24.2-115, 24.2-116, 24.2-209, 24.2-216, 24.2-226, 24.2-228.1, 24.2-306, 24.2-310, 24.2-404, 24.2-405, 24.2-406, 24.2-416.1, 24.2-423, 24.2-424, 24.2-444, 24.2-501, 24.2-522, 24.2-531, 24.2-533, 24.2-545, 24.2-604, 24.2-610, 24.2-611, 24.2-612, 24.2-622, 24.2-623, 24.2-624, 24.2-629, 24.2-635, 24.2-639, 24.2-642, 24.2-643, 24.2-646, 24.2-649, 24.2-651, 24.2-651.1, 24.2-652, 24.2-653, 24.2-659, 24.2-662, 24.2-668, 24.2-669, 24.2-671, 24.2-675, 24.2-707, 24.2-711, 24.2-712, 24.2-1002, 24.2-1003, 24.2-1004 and 24.2-1009; repealing  24.2-656. (Patron-Whipple, SB 1107 (Chapter 1015))
Election officials; procedure for removal from office. Amending 24.2-103, 24.2-234 and 24.2-235. (Patron-Reid, HB 2126 (F); Bolling, SB 1252 (F))
Elections; residence requirements of assistant registrars. Amending  24.2-112 and 24.2-115. (Patron-Callahan, HB 1422 (Chapter 232))
Elections; securing equipment and disposition of election materials. Amending  24.2-659 and 24.2-668. (Patron-Welch, HB 1810 (F))
Electoral boards; appointments. Amending  24.2-106. (Patron-Griffith, HB 459 (CD))
Electoral college; allocation of votes for President, Vice-President and congressional districts. Amending 24.2-202, 24.2-203, 24.2-542, 24.2-543 and 24.2-673. (Patron-Scott, HB 1614 (F); Brink, HB 2136 (F))
Felons; restoration of civil rights to be eligible to register to vote. Amending  53.1-231.2. (Patron-Jones, J.C., HB 60 (CD); Bell, HB 2020 (Chapter 946))
General Assembly and congressional districts; preparation and standards for redistricting plans. Adding  24.2-301.2 through 24.2-301.7. (Patron-Moran, HB 2382 (F); Deeds, SB 872 (F))
House of Delegates and Senatorial districts; changes. Adding 24.2-303.2 and 24.2-304.02. (Patron-Quayle, SB 902 (F))
House of Delegates districts; changes. Adding  24.2-304.02. (Patron-Van Yahres, HB 381 (CD); Hargrove, HB 515 (CD); Marshall, R.G., HB 1158 (CD); Stump, HB 1317 (CD); Pollard, HB 1337 (CD); Van Yahres, HB 1773 (I) See HB2197; Phillips, HB 2168 (F); Phillips, HB 2169 (F); Jones, S.C., HB 2197 (Chapter 903); Pollard, HB 2240 (I) See HB2197; Armstrong, HB 2584 (F); Marshall, R.G., HB 2643 (F))
House of Representatives; filling of vacancies in event of a catastrophe. Amending  24.2-209, 24.2-682 and 24.2-683. (Patron-Brink, HB 2143 (F))
Income tax, state; referendum for increase in certain areas in Northern Virginia for education and transportation purposes. Amending  58.1-540 and 58.1-548; adding  58.1-550; repealing  58.1-549. (Patron-Scott, HB 1018 (CD))
Income tax, state; referendum for increase in localities. Amending  58.1-540 and 58.1-548; repealing  58.1-549. (Patron-Watts, HB 770 (CD); Watts, HB 2250 (F))
Mayors and councils of cities and towns; election dates. Amending  24.2-222, 24.2-222.1, 24.2-311 and 24.2-503; adding 24.2-222.2. (Patron-Gear, HB 2078 (F))
Political campaign advertisements; requirements. Amending 24.2-942 and 24.2-943. (Patron-Cole, HB 1586 (Chapter 237))
Political campaign advertisements; requirements. Amending 24.2-943. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1551 (I) See HB1586; McQuigg, HB 1692 (I) See HB1586; O’Bannon, HB 2464 (I) See HB1586)
Pollbooks and precinct registered voter lists; provisions for combining. Amending  24.2-114, 24.2-404, 24.2-604, 24.2-610, 24.2-611, 24.2-643, 24.2-651 through 24.2-653, 24.2-668 and 24.2-711; repealing  24.2-656. (Patron-Miller, K.G., SB 793 (I) See SB1107)
Polling places; hours of operation. Amending  24.2-603, 24.2-700 and 24.2-701. (Patron-Hull, HB 2350 (F))
Polling places; prohibited area in emergency situations. Adding 24.2-604.2. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1643 (Chapter 241))
Presidential elections; announcement of results. Adding 24.2-667.1. (Patron-Scott, HB 1099 (CD); Scott, HB 2566 (F))
Presidential elections; deadline for political party to file nominations. Adding  24.2-542.1. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 2835 (Chapter 808))
Presidential elections; recounts and contests. Amending 24.2-801, 24.2-802, 24.2-805 and 24.2-814; adding  24.2-801.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 2635 (Chapter 268))
Presidential primaries; date. Amending  24.2-515 and 24.2-544. (Patron-Van Landingham, HB 2568 (Chapter 823); Lambert, SB 959 (Chapter 815))
Primary elections; procedures in run-off elections. Adding 24.2-535.1; repealing  24.2-535. (Patron-Saslaw, SB 560 (CD))
Redistricting, decennial; effective date. Amending  24.2-311. (Patron-Marye, SB 6 (CD); Edwards, SB 48 (CD); Edwards, SB 937 (F); O’Brien, SB 1059 (F))
Referenda elections; disclosure of referendum committees on advocating passage or defeat. Adding  24.2-910.1. (Patron-Devolites, HB 2304 (Chapter 257))
School calendar; closure on election days. Amending  22.1-79.1. (Patron-Sears, HB 250 (CD))
Senatorial districts; changes. Adding  24.2-303.2. (Patron-Watkins, SB 58 (CD); Miller, K.G., SB 175 (CD); Hawkins, SB 664 (CD); Miller, K.G., SB 792 (Chapter 824); Hawkins, SB 1237 (F))
Special elections; notice to fill vacancies in office. Amending 24.2-683. (Patron-Howell, SB 702 (Chapter 155))
Voter petition; changes in requirements. Amending  24.2-506, 24.2-521 and 24.2-543. (Patron-Callahan, HB 1508 (Chapter 477))
Voter registration; designation of political party. Adding 24.2-418.1 and 24.2-423.1. (Patron-Reese, HB 2337 (F))
Voter registration; development of voter cards. Adding 24.2-404.01. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 2200 (F))
Voter registration; encouraging Secretary of Board of Elections to lead efforts to meet and to exceed requirements of Help America Vote Act. (Patron-O’Brien, SJR 350 )
Voter registration; material to be used and form of cards. Amending  24.2-404. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 972 (CD))
Voter registration; notice of times and places. Amending 24.2-415. (Patron-Cole, HB 1590 (Chapter 969))
Voter registration; retention of cancelled records. Amending 24.2-435. (Patron-Cole, HB 1587 (Chapter 238))
Voter Registration Act Coordinating Committee, National; abolished. Repealing  24.2-404.2. (Patron-Rust, HB 2145 (Chapter 50); O’Brien, SB 750 (Chapter 20))
Voter registration and DMV applications and records; residence addresses of applicant to be same. Amending  24.2-418; adding 46.2-203.2. (Patron-Purkey, HB 33 (CD); Purkey, HB 1468 (F))
2003 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact Legislative Information, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23219. Telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 01/12/04