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ELECTIONS

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2006 Session (CD) Carried over from 2006 session but died in committee on or before December 8th


Absentee ballots; joint subcommittee to study processing thereof before election day. (Patron-Watts, HJR 648 (F))
Absentee ballots; to include last four digits of applicant’s social security number. Amending  24.2-701. (Patron-Rapp, HB 1935 (Chapter 315))
Absentee voting; alternative procedures to expedite counting. Adding  24.2-709.1. (Patron-Watts, HB 2287 (Chapter 281); Reynolds, SB 1334 (Chapter 171))
Absentee voting; persons with a disability or illness may vote absentee. Amending  24.2-101, 24.2-700, 24.2-701, 24.2-703.1, 24.2-703.2, 24.2-704, 24.2-705, and 24.2-705.1. (Patron-Deeds, SB 986 (F); Whipple, SB 1274 (F))
Absentee voting; qualified voters may vote absentee for any reason. 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-Shannon, HB 2574 (F); Scott, J.M., HB 3001 (I) See HB2574)
Absentee voting; qualified voters may vote without a reason. Amending  24.2-700 and 24.2-701. (Patron-Howell, SB 920 (F))
Absentee voting; requirements for pregnant women to vote absentee. Amending  24.2-700 and 24.2-701. (Patron-Brink, HB 2072 (F))
Absentee voting and absentee ballot applications; persons age 65 or older may vote absentee. Amending  24.2-700 and 24.2-701. (Patron-Spruill, HB 2911 (F))
Absentee voting and ballots; those performing volunteer service may use. Amending  24.2-700 and 24.2-701. (Patron-Brink, HB 2069 (F))
Absentee voting, in-person; qualified voters may vote at sites provided in locality. Adding  24.2-700.1. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2891 (F); Spruill, HB 2901 (F))
Advisory Redistricting Commission; created. Adding  24.2-301.2 through 24.2-301.10. (Patron-Plum, HB 2599 (F))
Campaign advertisements; basic disclosure requirements. Amending 24.2-943. (Patron-Brink, HB 375 (CD))
Campaign finance disclosure; certain prohibited contributions to local governing body members. Adding  24.2-954.1. (Patron-Frederick, HB 3012 (F))
Campaign finance disclosure; clarifies certain definitions and reporting requirements. Amending  24.2-945.1 and 24.2-945.2. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 2650 (Chapter 831))
Campaign finance disclosure; filings of candidate reports. Amending  24.2-946.1, 24.2-947.1, 24.2-947.5, and 24.2-947.9. (Patron-May, HB 2386 (Chapter 286); Norment, SB 1015 (Chapter 151))
Campaign finance disclosure; prohibited activities during regular sessions of the General Assembly. Amending  24.2-954. (Patron-Saxman, HB 3150 (F))
Campaign finance disclosure; reporting requirements. Amending 24.2-901 and 24.2-910. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 293 (CD); O’Brien, SB 229 (CD))
Campaign finance disclosure; reports of independent expenditures by political action and political party committees. Amending 24.2-945.2. (Patron-Englin, HB 2740 (Chapter 331))
Campaign finance disclosure; requirement for campaign committees, political committees, etc. to report name and address of controlling individual with ownership in corporation, etc. Amending  24.2-945.1, 24.2-947.4, 24.2-949.5, 24.2-949.9:2, 24.2-950.4, 24.2-951.3, and 24.2-952.3; adding  24.2-953.6. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 2995 (F))
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 (CD))
Campaign finance disclosure; special registration provisions for certain committees. Amending  24.2-945.1 and 24.2-949.2. (Patron-Moran, HB 2852 (Chapter 246))
Campaign finance disclosure; surplus inaugural committee funds only used in charitable contributions. Amending  24.2-952.7. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1977 (Chapter 622))
Campaign finance disclosure; valuation of certain campaign contributions. Amending  24.2-902. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 296 (CD); O’Brien, SB 231 (CD))
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 (CD))
Campaign Finance Disclosure Act of 2006; provides procedure for review of campaign finance reports for certain candidates. Amending  24.2-946 and 24.2-946.3; adding  24.2-946.3:1. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 2996 (F))
Campaign signs; right of residential tenant to display. Amending 55-248.9; adding  55-218.2. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1733 (F))
Citizen Advisory Redistricting Board; created. Amending  30-263; adding  24.2-301.2 through 24.2-301.5. (Patron-Brink, HB 2070 (F))
Constitutional amendment; establishes uniform election date (first reference). Amending Section 4 of Article II. (Patron-Cole, HJR 610 (F))
Constitutional amendment; establishing Redistricting Commission (first reference). Amending Section 6 of Article II. (Patron-Moran, HJR 140 (CD); Barlow, HJR 142 (CD); Amundson, HJR 620 (F); Barlow, HJR 718 (F); Moran, HJR 719 (F); Deeds, SJR 45 (CD); Deeds, SJR 352 (F))
Constitutional amendment; recall of elected officers (first reference). Adding Section 10 in Article II. (Patron-Hargrove, HJR 614 (F))
Constitutional amendment; redistricting process for congressional and General Assembly district boundaries (first reference). Amending Section 6 of Article II. (Patron-Armstrong, HJR 61 (CD))
Constitutional amendment; repeals new constitutional amendment dealing with marriage by referendum (first reference). Repealing Section 15-A of Article I. (Patron-Englin, HJR 721 (F))
Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights for certain felons (first reference). Amending Section 1 of Article II. (Patron-Miller, SJR 307 (F))
Constitutional amendments; approval of second joint resolution to include explanation for voters. Amending  30-19 and 30-19.9. (Patron-Brink, HB 2560 (F))
Constitutional amendments; establishing Redistricting Commission (first reference). Amending Section 6 of Article II, and Sections 2 and 3 of Article IV. (Patron-Shuler, HJR 2 (CD); Plum, HJR 715 (F))
Constitutional amendments; 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 (CD))
Constitutional amendments; Redistricting Commission, establishment thereof (first reference). Amending Section 6 of Article II, and Sections 2 and 3 of Article IV. (Patron-Shuler, HJR 560 (F))
Election officers; appointment of high school students age 16 or older to serve as interns. Adding  24.2-115.01. (Patron-Alexander, HB 3052 (F))
Elections; candidate filing requirements. Amending  24.2-506, 24.2-521, 24.2-523, and 24.2-524. (Patron-Wardrup, HB 3157 (F))
Elections; eliminates requirement that name and address of voter be repeated by an officer of election. Amending  24.2-643. (Patron-Ticer, SB 1382 (F))
Elections; person challenging a person’s right to vote shall complete form and indicate reason for his challenge. Amending 24.2-651. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 1034 (Chapter 375))
Elections; recount procedures. Amending  24.2-802. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2697 (F); Deeds, SB 878 (I) See SB840)
Elections; requires legislation authorizing statewide bond referendum to include fiscal impact statement for voters. Amending  30-19.10. (Patron-Orrock, HB 2101 (Chapter 402))
Elections, Board of; restrictions for board members. Amending 24.2-102. (Patron-Martin, SB 736 (Chapter 350); Cuccinelli, SB 775 (F))
Electoral College; provides that votes therein shall be allocated by popular vote statewide and in each congressional district for presidential elections. 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 2999 (F))
Electoral College votes; joint subcommittee to study method of allocating. (Patron-Miller, SJR 325 (F))
Electronic voting equipment; certain requirements for vendors seeking Board of Elections certification of direct recording electronic devices. Amending  24.2-629. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2696 (F))
Electronic voting equipment; direct recording electronic devices be equipped to produce paper record of each vote. Amending 24.2-613, 24.2-625, 24.2-626, 24.2-627, 24.2-629, 24.2-633, 24.2-639, 24.2-640, 24.2-641, 24.2-657, 24.2-659, 24.2-669, 24.2-801, 24.2-801.1, and 24.2-802; adding  24.2-626.1; repealing  24.2-628. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 2077 (I) See HB2707)
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 (CD))
Electronic voting equipment; requirements and recount procedures. Amending  24.2-626 and 24.2-802; adding  24.2-625.2 and 24.2-626.1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2707 (Chapter 939); Devolites Davis, SB 840 (Chapter 943))
Electronic voting equipment; requires electoral boards to develop plans and procedures to ensure security thereof. Amending 24.2-625.1 and 24.2-629. (Patron-Howell, SB 1226 (Chapter 794))
Electronic voting equipment; requires localities to provide access thereto to disabled voters. Amending  24.2-613, 24.2-625, 24.2-626, 24.2-627, 24.2-629, 24.2-633, 24.2-639, 24.2-640, 24.2-641, 24.2-657, 24.2-659, 24.2-669, 24.2-801, 24.2-801.1, and 24.2-802; adding  24.2-626.1; repealing  24.2-628. (Patron-Englin, HB 2734 (I) See HB2707)
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 (CD))
Electronic voting equipment, etc.; Board of Elections to design pilot program to test, report. Adding  24.2-631.1. (Patron-Whipple, SB 272 (CD))
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 (CD))
Forfeiture of office; person convicted required to register on Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry. Amending 24.2-231. (Patron-Ingram, HB 1625 (Chapter 175))
House of Delegates districts; makes technical adjustments in boundary line between Second and Third districts. Amending 24.2-304.02. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2892 (F))
Independent expenditure disclosure reports; persons required to file. Amending  24.2-945.2. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 3101 (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 (CD))
Martinsville, City of; requires voter approval before city can revert to town status. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 861 (CD); Marshall, D.W., HB 1497 (CD))
Meals tax; referendum required in certain cities. Amending 58.1-3840. (Patron-Welch, HB 836 (CD); Welch, HB 2315 (F))
Political subdivisions; Auditor of Public Accounts to examine accounts, etc., when deems appropriate. Amending  30-140. (Patron-Joannou, HB 954 (CD))
Polling places; allows no more than three representatives of each candidate to remain therein. Amending  24.2-604. (Patron-Sickles, HB 2818 (Chapter 672))
Polling places; prohibited activities. Amending  24.2-604. (Patron-Brink, HB 1769 (F))
Population brackets; replaces other descriptions found in Code of Virginia with locality names. Amending  4.1-123, 4.1-126, 4.1-208, 4.1-209, 4.1-210, 4.1-309, 10.1-1408.5, 15.2-912.1, 15.2-930, 15.2-931, 15.2-958.1, 15.2-961, 15.2-1124, 15.2-1131, 15.2-1220, 15.2-1508.4, 15.2-1638, 15.2-2007.1, 15.2-2109, 15.2-2157.1, 15.2-2204, 15.2-2220, 15.2-2242, 15.2-2263, 15.2-2291, 15.2-2303.1, 15.2-2308, 15.2-2403, 15.2-2404, 15.2-2406, 15.2-3830, 15.2-4402, 15.2-4407, 15.2-5114, 15.2-5115, 15.2-5136, 15.2-5204, 15.2-5307, 16.1-118.1, 16.1-309.3, 17.1-273, 18.2-287.4, 19.2-250, 21-118.2, 21-119, 22.1-118, 22.1-129, 24.2-112, 27-23.1, 29.1-514, 29.1-748.1, 29.1-749.2, 33.1-41.1, 33.1-44, 33.1-225, 44-146.40, 46.2-752, 46.2-873, 46.2-874.1, 46.2-924, 46.2-932, 46.2-1094, 46.2-1216, 46.2-1304, 46.2-2080, 46.2-2099.21, 46.2-2099.41, 56-15, 56-265.1, 58.1-540, 58.1-811, 58.1-3237.1, 58.1-3257, 58.1-3292.1, 58.1-3381, 58.1-3506.2, 58.1-3818, 59.1-148.3, 59.1-284.13, 59.1-284.14, and 59.1-284.15. (Patron-Landes, HB 2928 (Chapter 813))
Presidential elections; enters into compact known as Agreement Among States to Elect President by National Popular Vote. Amending  24.2-203; adding  24.2-209.1. (Patron-Englin, HB 2742 (F); Miller, SB 864 (F))
Recount procedures; securing of ballots and election materials pending recount. Amending  24.2-668 and 24.2-802. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 2354 (Chapter 285))
Redistricting advisory commission; establishment thereof, report. Adding  24.2-301.2 through 24.2-301.7. (Patron-Shuler, HB 1629 (F))
Redistricting process; joint subcommittee to study. (Patron-Peace, HJR 703 (F))
Registered voter; unlawful to knowingly communicate false information thereto. Adding  24.2-1005.1. (Patron-Amundson, HB 1835 (Chapter 313))
School boards; referendum for election of chairman in Page County. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 1232 (Chapter 795))
Senatorial districts; makes technical adjustment in Amherst County. Amending  24.2-303.2. (Patron-Newman, SB 1307 (Chapter 166))
Supervisors, boards of; special election ordered when vacancy occurs prior to general election. Amending  15.2-502. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 2050 (Chapter 268))
Victims of domestic violence; post office box address to be shown on list of registered voters. Amending  24.2-405, 24.2-406, and 24.2-418. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 2083 (F); Ticer, SB 658 (CD); Ticer, SB 940 (F))
Vote-counting machines; requires Board of Elections to develop procedures to enable local electoral boards to conduct random postelection audits. Adding  24.2-671.1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2737 (F))
Voter participation; Board of Elections to provide information thereof. Amending  24.2-105.1. (Patron-Cox, HB 3025 (Chapter 340))
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 (CD); Ingram, HB 356 (CD); Watkins, SB 80 (CD))
Voter registration; determination of residence status, duties of registrars. Amending  24.2-101 and 24.2-114. (Patron-Barlow, HB 1432 (CD); Rapp, HB 1604 (CD))
Voter registration; if not shown on pollbooks proof of registration at DMV, etc., required to vote. Amending  24.2-653. (Patron-Dance, HB 3168 (Chapter 692))
Voter registration; residence requirements for students at higher educational institutions. Amending  24.2-114 and 24.2-417.1. (Patron-Rapp, HB 3200 (F))
Voter registration list; persons who may obtain lists of persons voting at primaries and elections. Amending  24.2-406. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 3100 (F))
Voter registration procedures; application to register to vote must contain receipt given to applicant. Amending  24.2-416.2; adding  24.2-418.1. (Patron-Howell, SB 916 (F))
Voter registration records; authorizes Board of Elections to sell voter lists to other states. Amending  24.2-107, 24.2-405, 24.2-406, 24.2-407.1, 24.2-411.1, 24.2-411.2, 24.2-416.5, 24.2-427, 24.2-444, 24.2-533, 24.2-706, and 24.2-1002.1. (Patron-Brink, HB 2141 (Chapter 318))
Voter registration records; clarifies duties of general registrars and State Board of Elections. Amending  24.2-101, 24.2-107, 24.2-442, 24.2-443.3, and 24.2-444. (Patron-Alexander, HB 1642 (Chapter 311))
Voter registration records; clarifies duties of local electoral boards, general registrars, etc., pertaining thereto. Amending  24.2-101, 24.2-107, 24.2-442, 24.2-443.3, and 24.2-444. (Patron-Wardrup, HB 2202 (I) See HB1642)
Voting equipment; certification thereof to be required. Amending 24.2-629. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1095 (F))
2007 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 09/04/07