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ELECTIONS

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(C) Carried over to 2007 Session


Absentee ballot; assistance to persons voting, penalties. Amending  24.2-649, 24.2-704, and 24.2-1012. (Patron-Purkey, HB 24 (Chapter 242))
Absentee ballot applications; registrar may compare voter’s signature thereon with signature on registration application. Amending  24.2-701 and 24.2-706. (Patron-Norment, SB 472 (F))
Absentee ballot applications; submission thereof to local registrars through official website of Board of Elections. Amending  24.2-701 and 24.2-706. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 301 (F))
Absentee ballots; must be received by 5:00 p.m. on seventh day before election. Amending  24.2-701, 24.2-703, 24.2-706, and 24.2-707. (Patron-Ingram, HB 929 (Chapter 438))
Absentee voting; voter who did not receive ballot may vote provisional ballot at polling place. Amending  24.2-708 and 24.2-711; adding  24.2-653.1. (Patron-Brink, HB 685 (F); McClellan, HB 1327 (Chapter 283))
Absentee voting and ballot applications; no qualification for voters to use. Amending  24.2-612, 24.2-700, 24.2-701, 24.2-703.2, and 24.2-706; adding  24.2-701.1; repealing 24.2-702, 24.2-702.1, 24.2-703, and 24.2-703.1. (Patron-Parrish, HB 11 (F); Toscano, HB 334 (I) See HB11; Amundson, HB 562 (F))
Absentee voting and ballot applications; persons 65 or older and any disabled person may vote absentee. Amending  24.2-700 and 24.2-701. (Patron-Watts, HB 587 (F))
Absentee voting and ballot applications; persons 65 or older may vote absentee. Amending  24.2-700 and 24.2-701. (Patron-Spruill, HB 80 (F); Sickles, HB 763 (F); Whipple, SB 65 (F))
Absentee voting and ballots; procedures for returning to electoral board. Amending  24.2-705, 24.2-709, 24.2-710, and 24.2-712. (Patron-Valentine, HB 1491 (Chapter 297))
Advisory Redistricting Commission; created. Adding  24.2-301.2 through 24.2-301.10. (Patron-Plum, HB 656 (F))
Board of Elections; increases size thereof, creates Director of Elections position. Amending  2.2-106, 24.2-101, 24.2-102, 24.2-404.1, 24.2-411.2, 24.2-502, 24.2-644, 24.2-713, 24.2-927, 24.2-929, 24.2-930, and 37.2-1014. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 429 (V))
Board of Elections; required annual training of local electoral board members and general registrars shall be provided without charge to them. Amending  24.2-103. (Patron-Martin, SB 590 (Chapter 760))
Campaign advertisements; basic disclosure requirements. Amending 24.2-943. (Patron-Brink, HB 375 (C))
Campaign finance disclosure; candidate’s statement of organization shall be filed within 10 days of appointing campaign treasurer, designating campaign committee, or campaign depository. Amending  24.2-904. (Patron-Orrock, HB 1143 (Chapter 134))
Campaign finance disclosure; exemptions. Amending  24.2-901. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 292 (Chapter 770))
Campaign finance disclosure; filing and reporting not to include tax exempt organizations. Amending  24.2-901. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 228 (Chapter 800))
Campaign finance disclosure; increases amount of credit card charge reimbursable from petty cash funds. Amending  24.2-905 and 24.2-908. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 227 (Chapter 799))
Campaign finance disclosure; increases amount that triggers reporting requirements applicable to independent expenditures. Amending  24.2-901 and 24.2-910. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 230 (Chapter 938))
Campaign finance disclosure; independent expenditures. Amending 24.2-901 and 24.2-910. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 294 (Chapter 772))
Campaign finance disclosure; reporting requirements. Amending 24.2-901 and 24.2-910. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 293 (C); O’Brien, SB 229 (C))
Campaign finance disclosure; requirement to close certain candidate campaign accounts, if candidate for second office. Adding 24.2-905.2. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 735 (C))
Campaign finance disclosure; requirements for certain large contributions, penalties. Amending  24.2-914 and 24.2-922; adding  24.2-927.1 and 24.2-930.1. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 503 (I) See HB291; Scott, J.M., HB 1088 (I) See HB291; Deeds, SB 628 (I) See SB436)
Campaign finance disclosure; requirements for federal political action committees and out-of-state political committees, civil penalties. Amending  24.2-901, 24.2-908, and 24.2-922; adding  24.2-907.1, 24.2-908.2, 24.2-910.2, 24.2-910.3, 24.2-910.4, and 24.2-930.1. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 291 (Chapter 771); Devolites Davis, SB 436 (Chapter 805))
Campaign finance disclosure; revises and increases civil penalties of filing incomplete reports. Amending  24.2-922, 24.2-928, and 24.2-929. (Patron-Watts, HB 1065 (Chapter 789))
Campaign finance disclosure; special reports of large pre-election contributions. Amending  24.2-919. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 297 (Chapter 334))
Campaign finance disclosure; statements of organization and petty cash funds. Amending  24.2-905 and 24.2-908. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 295 (Chapter 773))
Campaign finance disclosure; valuation of certain campaign contributions. Amending  24.2-902. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 296 (C))
Campaign finance disclosure; value of in-kind contributions benefiting multiple candidates to be divided equally. Amending 24.2-902. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 231 (C))
Campaign Finance Disclosure Act; Board of Elections shall review reports of certain candidates. Amending  24.2-903, 24.2-904, and 24.2-928; adding  24.2-928.1. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 1089 (C))
Campaign Finance Disclosure Act; Board of Elections to continue its review thereof. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HJR 32 (P); O’Brien, SJR 75 (P))
Campaign Finance Disclosure Act of 2006; reorganizes and clarifies provisions thereof. Amending  2.2-419, 2.2-3103, 2.2-3117, 19.2-8, 24.2-101, 24.2-405, 24.2-622, 24.2-676, 24.2-680, 30-103, 30-111, and 30-127; adding  24.2-945 through 24.2-953.4, 24.2-954, and 24.2-955 through 24.2-959.1; repealing  24.2-503.1, 24.2-900 through 24.2-930, 24.2-940, 24.2-941 through 24.2-944, 24.2-1013, and 24.2-1014.1. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 972 (Chapter 787); O’Brien, SB 141 (Chapter 892))
Candidate for election; Board of Elections, etc. to request information pertinent to definition of residence in elections laws. Amending  24.2-500. (Patron-Dance, HB 376 (F))
Constitutional amendment; establishing Redistricting Commission (first reference). Amending Section 6 of Article II. (Patron-Moran, HJR 140 (C); Barlow, HJR 142 (C); Deeds, SJR 45 (C))
Constitutional amendment; establishing Redistricting Commission (first reference). Amending Section 6 of Article II and Sections 2 and 3 of Article IV. (Patron-Shuler, HJR 2 (C))
Constitutional amendment; General Assembly members’ and Governor’s terms of office (first reference). Amending Sections 2 and 3 of Article IV, Sections 1 and 2 of Article V, and Section 1 of Article XII. (Patron-Shuler, HJR 4 (C))
Constitutional amendment; redistricting process for congressional and General Assembly district boundaries (first reference). Amending Section 6 of Article II. (Patron-Armstrong, HJR 61 (C))
Constitutional officers and members of governing bodies; prohibitions on acceptance of certain gifts and campaign contributions. Adding  2.2-3103.1 and 24.2-906.2. (Patron-Purkey, HB 331 (F))
Constitutional offices; special election to fill vacancy. Amending  24.2-228.1. (Patron-Ingram, HB 470 (Chapter 253))
Contested election; surety bond to be posted with Clerk of House of Delegates or Senate. Amending  24.2-803 and 24.2-804. (Patron-Brink, HB 1463 (Chapter 292))
Early voting; qualified registered voter may vote at specified times and places. Adding  24.2-700.1. (Patron-Spruill, HB 81 (F))
Election certification; Board of Elections to post change of results on Internet. Amending  24.2-659, 24.2-669, 24.2-671, and 24.2-802. (Patron-Rapp, HB 1175 (Chapter 689))
Election materials and ballots; county, city, or town may provide in non-English translations. Adding  24.2-101.1. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 228 (F))
Election results; electoral boards to notify Board of Elections within 24 hours of any changes made in results if margin is less than one percent. Adding  24.2-672.1. (Patron-Saxman, HB 549 (I) See HB1175)
Elections; adds one hour that polls are open for voting. Amending  24.2-603, 24.2-700, and 24.2-701. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1598 (F))
Elections; certification of political party candidates for general, special, and primary. Amending  24.2-511 and 24.2-527. (Patron-Orrock, HB 71 (Chapter 83))
Elections; polling place requirements. Amending  24.2-310. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 232 (F))
Elections; representatives to have unobstructed view of officers of election as they ascertain results. Amending  24.2-655. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 435 (Chapter 177))
Electoral boards and registrars, local; joint subcommittee to study administration of election process. (Patron-O’Brien, SJR 48 (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 1090 (F))
Electronic voting equipment; direct recording electronic devices be equipped to produce contemporaneous paper record of each vote. Amending  24.2-629; adding  24.2-671.1. (Patron-Deeds, SB 150 (I) See SB424)
Electronic voting equipment; pertaining to procedures and requirements. Amending  24.2-611, 24.2-629, and 24.2-802; adding  24.2-625.2, 24.2-625.3, and 24.2-671.1. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 424 (C))
Electronic voting equipment, etc.; Board of Elections to design pilot program to test. Amending  24.2-611, 24.2-629, and 24.2-802; adding  24.2-625.2, 24.2-625.3, 24.2-631.1, and 24.2-671.1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1243 (C))
Electronic voting equipment, etc.; Board of Elections to design pilot program to test, report. Adding  24.2-631.1. (Patron-Whipple, SB 272 (C))
Food and beverage tax; certain referendum cannot be held more than once in three years in same county. Amending  58.1-3833. (Patron-Parrish, HB 529 (C))
Food and beverage tax; referendum required in certain cities. Amending  58.1-3840. (Patron-Welch, HB 836 (C))
General Assembly; members prohibited to accept gifts during legislative sessions, penalty. Adding  24.2-940.1. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 641 (F))
General registrars; performance reviews. Amending  24.2-109.1. (Patron-Martin, SB 589 (Chapter 235))
General registrars; shall serve on full-time basis. Amending 24.2-111 and 24.2-411. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1415 (F))
House of Delegates districts; makes technical adjustments in certain districts. Amending  24.2-304.02. (Patron-Phillips, HB 636 (F); Putney, HB 773 (Chapter 261))
House of Delegates districts; technical adjustment in part of boundary. Amending  24.2-304.02. (Patron-Blevins, SB 716 (Chapter 240))
Local electoral boards; certain prohibitions. Amending  24.2-106. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 455 (F))
Local electoral boards and general registrars; provides civil service status for staffs thereof. Amending  24.2-101, 24.2-108, 24.2-111, 24.2-112, 24.2-114, 24.2-122, and 24.2-412; repealing  24.2-113. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 122 (C))
Martinsville, City of; requires voter approval before city can revert to town status. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 861 (C); Marshall, D.W., HB 1497 (C))
Officers of election; other officers excused from polling place in case of emergency. Amending  24.2-115.1. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 1092 (F))
Paper ballots; permitted use thereof. Adding  24.2-646.1. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 434 (Chapter 492))
Political campaign advertisements; disclosure requirements therefor, definitions. Amending  24.2-942. (Patron-Brink, HB 105 (Chapter 769))
Political campaign advertisements; increases civil penalty. Amending  24.2-943 and 24.2-944. (Patron-Rapp, HB 1177 (Chapter 791); Bell, SB 265 (Chapter 802))
Political subdivisions; Auditor of Public Accounts to examine accounts, etc., when deems appropriate. Amending  30-140. (Patron-Joannou, HB 954 (C))
Preservation of order at elections; law-enforcement officer to maintain order at polling place. Amending  24.2-606. (Patron-Martin, SB 588 (F))
Primary elections; dates and procedures, date of June primary. Amending  24.2-503, 24.2-507, 24.2-510, 24.2-515, and 24.2-515.1. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 646 (F))
Primary elections; dates and procedures, date of September primary. Amending  24.2-503, 24.2-507, 24.2-510, 24.2-515, and 24.2-515.1. (Patron-Potts, SB 728 (F))
Qualification to vote; person must be 18 years of age on or before day of election. Amending  24.2-101, 24.2-403, and 24.2-544. (Patron-Rapp, HB 1172 (Chapter 205))
Recount procedures; requires hard copy optical scan ballots to be rerun through appropriately programmed tabulators. Amending 24.2-802. (Patron-McEachin, HB 756 (F); Lucas, SB 607 (F); Deeds, SB 627 (I) See SB607)
Redistricting advisory commission; establish thereof for redistricting process. Adding  24.2-301.2 through 24.2-301.7. (Patron-Shuler, HB 9 (F))
Redistricting Commission; joint subcommittee to study desirability of creating. (Patron-Moran, HJR 139 (I) See HJR66)
Redistricting process; joint subcommittee to study. (Patron-Amundson, HJR 66 (F); Williams, SJR 84 (F))
Referendum elections; provide for preparation and printing of an explanation for each question thereof. Amending  24.2-687. (Patron-Scott, E.T., HB 1571 (Chapter 302))
Registration lists and applications; victims of domestic violence may provide post office box address. Amending  24.2-405, 24.2-406, and 24.2-418. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 1166 (F))
School board; referendum in Page County on question of whether should be elected biennially. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 342 (Chapter 28))
School board; referendum in Page County on question of whether should be elected biennially for staggered four-year terms. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 783 (Chapter 112))
School board; referendum in Page County on question whether chairman should be elected by County at large. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 337 (F))
Vacancies in constitutional offices; absence from county or city because of service in armed forces does not create vacancy in office. Amending  24.2-228.1. (Patron-Griffith, HB 884 (Chapter 120))
Victims of domestic violence; post office box address to be shown on public list of registered voters. Amending  24.2-405, 24.2-406, and 24.2-418. (Patron-Ticer, SB 658 (C))
Voter registration; adds party affiliation to information that an applicant is asked to provide. Adding  24.2-418.1 and 24.2-423.1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1253 (F))
Voter registration; copy of application to be maintained at DMV and registration records. Amending  24.2-411.1 and 24.2-445. (Patron-Dance, HB 46 (C); Ingram, HB 356 (C); Watkins, SB 80 (C))
Voter registration; determination of residence status, duties of registrars. Amending  24.2-101 and 24.2-114. (Patron-Barlow, HB 1432 (C); Rapp, HB 1604 (C))
Voter registration; DMV to furnish list of non-citizens to Board of Elections. Amending  24.2-404, 24.2-427, and 46.2-208.1; adding  24.2-410.1. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 170 (Chapter 926); Cuccinelli, SB 313 (Chapter 940))
Voter registration; duties of State Board of Elections. Amending 24.2-404. (Patron-Albo, HB 61 (Chapter 243))
Voter registration; spouse or dependent of military member, exceptions. Amending  24.2-417.1. (Patron-Cole, HB 138 (Chapter 391))
Voters; joint subcommittee to study methods of increasing turnout. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 99 (F))
Voting Rights Act; urging Congress to reauthorize Section 5 and other special provisions. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HJR 30 (F))
2006 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 11/07/06