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(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2004 Session
(CD) Carried over from 2004 session but died in committee on or before December 10th


Absentee ballots; applications by persons who home school or care for pre-school or school-age children in home. Amending 24.2-700 and 24.2-701. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 838 (F))
Absentee ballots; applications may be made online. Amending 24.2-701 and 24.2-706. (Patron-Dillard, HB 1023 (CD); Dillard, HB 1773 (F); Norment, SB 391 (CD); Norment, SB 899 (F))
Absentee ballots; current provision modified if statutory procedures not followed. Amending  24.2-707. (Patron-Johnson, HB 2172 (F); Mims, SB 782 (F))
Absentee ballots; electoral board to send electronically to applicants residing or stationed outside State or U.S. Amending  24.2-706. (Patron-Johnson, HB 2173 (F); O’Brien, SB 1133 (F))
Absentee ballots; may be returned to electoral board, etc. or to officer at precinct on election day. Amending  24.2-707, 24.2-708, 24.2-711 and 24.2-712. (Patron-Howell, SB 849 (F))
Absentee ballots; no qualification for voters to use. Amending 24.2-612, 24.2-700, 24.2-701 and 24.2-706; adding  24.2-701.1; repealing  24.2-702, 24.2-702.1 and 24.2-703. (Patron-Baskerville, HB 1909 (F); Amundson, HB 2153 (F); Ebbin, HB 2636 (F); Ticer, SB 1226 (F))
Absentee ballots; solicitation of applications in hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Adding 24.2-701.1. (Patron-Purkey, HB 1351 (CD); Purkey, HB 2138 (F))
Absentee voting and ballot applications; allows person age 65 or older to vote absentee. Amending  24.2-700 and 24.2-701. (Patron-Reese, HB 1582 (F))
Absentee voting and ballot applications; allows person age 75 or older to vote absentee. Amending  24.2-700 and 24.2-701. (Patron-Whipple, SB 1104 (F))
Advisory referendum; election of city council in City of Hopewell. (Patron-Quayle, SB 868 (F))
Ballots; color of paper of official sample ballots. Amending 24.2-622. (Patron-Orrock, HB 1647 (Chapter 370))
Ballots and election materials; exemption from certain purchasing and procurement requirements. Amending  24.2-602. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1665 (F))
Campaign advertisements; basic requirements. Amending  24.2-943 and 24.2-944. (Patron-Cole, HB 1608 (Chapter 369))
Campaign finance disclosure; filing of special election reports by incumbents. Amending  24.2-918. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 2540 (Chapter 831))
Campaign finance disclosure; General Assembly candidates required to file reports electronically. Amending  24.2-914.1. (Patron-Welch, HB 2021 (F))
Campaign finance disclosure; information required on reports of contributions and expenditures. Amending  24.2-914. (Patron-Rapp, HB 681 (CD))
Campaign finance disclosure; provisions for in-kind contributions and independent expenditures. Amending  24.2-901, 24.2-914 and 24.2-929; adding  24.2-919.1. (Patron-Potts, SB 268 (CD))
Campaign finance disclosure; quarterly reports by persons and committees, single contributions of more than $10,000 to be reported. Amending  24.2-923 and 24.2-929. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 2539 (Chapter 9))
Campaign finance disclosure; record retention requirements and reviews thereof, report. Amending  24.2-903, 24.2-904 and 24.2-928; adding  24.2-928.1. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 2727 (F))
Campaign finance disclosure; record retention requirements and reviews thereof, report. Amending  24.2-903 and 24.2-904; adding  24.2-928.1. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 1465 (CD))
Campaign finance disclosure; referendum committees to file final report or continue as political committee, penalty. Amending 24.2-910.1 and 24.2-929. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 996 (Chapter 745))
Campaign finance disclosure; report of expenditure by candidates for election. Amending  24.2-101, 24.2-906.1 and 24.2-922. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 1941 (Chapter 384))
Campaign finance disclosure; special reports of large contributions received by candidates for and incumbents in local office. Adding  24.2-919.1. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 951 (CD))
Campaign finance disclosure; special reports of large contributions received by candidates for and incumbents in local office. Amending  24.2-919.1. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 2728 (F))
Campaign finance disclosure; special reports of large contributions received by member’s campaign committee or aggregation of contributions. Amending  24.2-919.1 and 24.2-929. (Patron-Ticer, SB 1080 (Chapter 676))
Campaign Finance Disclosure Act; Board of Elections encouraged to review to determine need for clarification and reorganization of law. (Patron-Albo, HJR 667 (P))
Campaign Finance Disclosure Act; penalties and enforcement. Amending  24.2-929 and 24.2-930. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1664 (Chapter 371))
Campaign fundraising; removes present ban for certain members. Amending  24.2-940. (Patron-Bell, SB 771 (F))
Clean Election Act and Fund; created, report. Adding  24.2-951 through 24.2-963 and 58.1-344.3. (Patron-Baskerville, HB 844 (CD))
Clean Election Act and Fund; created, report. Adding  24.2-951 through 24.2-963 and 58.1-344.4. (Patron-Baskerville, HB 1905 (F))
Conditional ballots; requirements for voters whose names do not appear on pollbooks. Amending  24.2-653. (Patron-Albo, HB 348 (CD))
Constitutional amendment; local electoral boards’ membership increased (first reference). Amending Section 8 of Article II. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HJR 812 (F))
Constitutional amendments; establishes a Redistricting Commission to redraw boundaries of congressional and legislative districts (first reference). Amending Section 6 of Article II and Sections 2 and 3 of Article IV. (Patron-Barlow, HJR 173 (CD); Shuler, HJR 246 (CD); Shuler, HJR 542 (F); Amundson, HJR 698 (F))
Direct recording electronic machines; moratorium on purchases. Adding  24.2-630.1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2096 (F))
Dulles Corridor Rapid Transit Project; referendum in Fairfax County to prohibit appropriation of funds for Project. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 1072 (F))
Early voting; provides that any qualified registered voter may vote at specified times and places. Adding  24.2-700.1. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 2758 (F); Ticer, SB 1076 (F))
Elected officials; prohibition on discrimination, penalty. Adding 24.2-118.1. (Patron-Parrish, HB 1840 (Chapter 790))
Elected officials; removal from office for certain criminal convictions. Amending  24.2-233. (Patron-Rapp, HB 678 (CD))
Elected officials; special election provided for vacancies, if school board composed of only appointed members. Adding 24.2-228.2. (Patron-Brink, HB 1846 (F))
Elected officials; terms of office, and authorization of members of board to administer oath. Amending  24.2-115 and 24.2-120. (Patron-Rapp, HB 2376 (Chapter 820); Hurt, HB 2648 (F))
Elections; creates position of Director of State Board of Elections. Amending  2.2-106, 24.2-102, 24.2-404.1, 24.2-411.2, 24.2-502, 24.2-644, 24.2-713, 24.2-927, 24.2-930 and 37.1-134.18. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 989 (F))
Elections; requirements for county and city precincts, and polling places. Amending  24.2-307. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 1957 (F))
Electoral board members and general registrar staff; costs of defense against civil action shall be paid by State. Amending 2.2-1837 and 24.2-121. (Patron-Barlow, HB 2383 (Chapter 548); Norment, SB 898 (Chapter 492))
Electoral boards and registrars; training programs provided by Board of Elections. Amending  24.2-106, 24.2-108 and 24.2-114. (Patron-Brink, HB 1847 (Chapter 380))
Electoral boards, general registrars and staff; localities to provide civil service status and grievance procedures. Amending  24.2-108 and 24.2-111. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 973 (F))
Electoral College; allocation of votes. Amending  24.2-202, 24.2-203, 24.2-542, 24.2-542.1, 24.2-543 and 24.2-673. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 1681 (F))
Electronic voting systems; to be equipped with paper copy record of votes. Amending  24.2-629. (Patron-Cline, HB 1200 (CD); Cline, HB 2560 (F); Devolites Davis, SB 102 (CD); Cuccinelli, SB 137 (CD))
Electronic voting systems; to be equipped with voter-verified paper ballots. Amending  24.2-629. (Patron-Hugo, HB 987 (CD); Alexander, HB 1549 (F))
Felons; restoration of civil rights to be eligible to register to vote. Amending  53.1-231.2. (Patron-Bland, HB 2755 (F); Puller, SB 82 (CD))
Food and beverage tax; limits frequency of referendums on imposing. Amending  58.1-3833. (Patron-Parrish, HB 1838 (F))
Food and beverage tax; restricts new imposition in any city or town without approval by referendum. Amending  58.1-3840. (Patron-Welch, HB 2023 (F))
Freedom of Information Act; Board of Elections to describe protocol for maintaining security of ballots or voting and counting equipment. Amending  2.2-3711; adding  24.2-625.1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2930 (Chapter 568))
General Assembly; requesting 2006 Inaugural Ceremonies be held at Reconstructed Capitol in City of Williamsburg. (Patron-Rapp, HJR 821 (P))
General registrars; joint subcommittee to study appointment, responsibilities, and oversight thereof. (Patron-Martin, SJR 41 (CD))
Health insurance; credits for retired general registrars and their retired employees. Amending  51.1-1403. (Patron-Dillard, HB 2765 (Chapter 432))
Help America Vote Act; urging Congress to provide full funding for states. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SJR 333 (F))
Horse racing; local referenda for racetracks and satellite facilities. Amending  59.1-391. (Patron-Parrish, HB 1835 (F); Weatherholtz, HB 2593 (F))
House of Delegates districts; changes in boundaries between Thirtieth and Fifty-eighth Districts. Amending  24.2-304.02. (Patron-Scott, E.T., HB 2853 (Chapter 658))
House of Delegates districts; changes in boundaries in Rockingham County and Town of Elkton. Amending  24.2-304.02. (Patron-Landes, HB 2603 (F))
Income tax, state; credit for contributions to candidates running for office. Amending  58.1-339.6. (Patron-Dillard, HB 2873 (F); Devolites Davis, SB 1244 (F))
Outdoor advertising; regulation of political candidacy and referendum issues. Amending  33.1-351 and 33.1-375.1. (Patron-Petersen, HB 804 (CD))
Political campaign advertisements; unauthorized use of military medals and decorations, penalty. Adding  24.2-945. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1657 (F))
Polling places; Board of Elections to provide instructions for division of pollbooks and voter lists. Amending  24.2-404. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1808 (Chapter 378))
Polling places; local governments, etc. authorized to make monetary grants to any non-governmental entity providing use therefor. Amending  24.2-310. (Patron-Puller, SB 928 (Chapter 340))
Polling places; prohibited campaign areas. Amending  24.2-604. (Patron-Pollard, HB 131 (CD))
Polling places; sale of refreshments by a nonprofit group. Amending  24.2-604. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1509 (F))
Polling places; voter required to remain in presence of officers of election until vote is cast. Amending  24.2-643. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2101 (Chapter 539); Devolites Davis, SB 990 (Chapter 496))
Primary elections; payment of fees by candidates for statewide offices to Board of Elections. Amending  24.2-524. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 1003 (Chapter 748))
Provisional ballots; written notice of meeting of electoral board to be given to voter. Amending  24.2-653 and 24.2-671. (Patron-Brink, HB 2415 (Chapter 824))
Redistricting process; establishes temporary redistricting advisory commission. Adding  24.2-301.2 through 24.2-301.7. (Patron-Shuler, HB 1507 (F))
Voter identification requirements; must present identification containing a photograph and signature. Amending  24.2-404, 24.2-411.1, 24.2-423, 24.2-424, 24.2-643, 24.2-651.1, 24.2-701 and 24.2-706. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 883 (F))
Voter registration; citizenship status should read same as DMV records. Adding  24.2-418.1 and 46.2-203.2. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 1071 (F))
Voter registration; political party affiliation added to application. Adding  24.2-418.1 and 24.2-423.1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2090 (F))
Voter registration; political party affiliation added to application, party chairman to notify Board of Elections of qualified voters for primaries. Amending  24.2-530 and 24.2-535; adding  24.2-418.1, 24.2-423.1 and 24.2-516.1. (Patron-Marrs, HB 2204 (F); Martin, SB 1044 (F))
Voter registration and DMV applications and records; requires residence addresses to be same. Amending  24.2-418; adding 46.2-203.2. (Patron-Purkey, HB 1555 (F))
Voter registration cards; includes name and address for polling place. Amending  24.2-404. (Patron-Ward, HB 1742 (F))
Voter registration drives; penalty for destruction of or failure to mail or deliver application. Amending  24.2-1002.01; adding 24.2-416.6. (Patron-Brink, HB 2412 (Chapter 412); Blevins, SB 923 (Chapter 339))
Voter registration drives; training for persons conducting. Adding  24.2-413.1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2611 (F))
Voters; Board of Elections to increase efforts to encourage registration of the young. (Patron-Van Yahres, HJR 565 (F))
Voters; limits number that may be assisted at one time. Amending 24.2-649 and 24.2-704. (Patron-Albo, HB 351 (CD))
Voters; person assisting blind at polls must sign statement. Amending  24.2-649. (Patron-Rapp, HB 2934 (Chapter 569))
Voting equipment; joint subcommittee studying certification process, performance and deployment thereof to include one member with computer programming expertise. (Patron-Hugo, HJR 651 (F))
Voting equipment; joint subcommittee studying certification process, performance and deployment thereof to include two members with computer security expertise. (Patron-Whipple, SJR 371 (P))
Voting equipment; required testing before elections, and posting of schedule of tests on Board of Election’s website. Amending 24.2-633. (Patron-Brink, HB 2414 (F))
Voting equipment vendors; semi-annual statements of expenditures to be filed with Board of Elections. Adding  24.2-629.1. (Patron-Lucas, SB 1063 (F))
Voting machines and counters; required number in polling places. Amending  24.2-627. (Patron-Brink, HB 2413 (F))
Watershed improvement districts; requires simple majority of votes cast to pass referendum held to create. Amending  10.1-619. (Patron-McDougle, HB 2902 (Chapter 128))
Zoning ordinances; referendum in Wythe County for adoption thereof. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 739 (F))
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