ELECTIONS
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    ELECTIONS

    Absentee ballots; applicable to persons who cannot vote because of religious obligation, application of forms on Internet. Amending §§ 24.2-700 and 24.2-701. (Patron-Cantor, HB 591)

    Absentee ballots; electronic filing through Internet. Amending §§ 24.2-701 and 24.2-1016. (Patron-Schrock, SB 154)

    Absentee voting; qualified voters may vote absentee for any reason. Amending §§ 24.2-700, 24.2-701 and 24.2-706; adding § 24.2-703.1; repealing §§ 24.2-702, 24.2-702.1 and 24.2-703. (Patron-Whipple, SB 359)

    Advisory referendum; permits voters to petition circuit court in King George County. (Patron-Murphy, HB 724)

    Ballots; arrangement of names on an electronic voting system. Amending § 24.2-640. (Patron-Newman, SB 500)

    Ballots; form, political party names thereon. Amending §§ 24.2-613 and 24.2-640. (Patron-Purkey, HB 12; Wardrup, HB 611; Marshall, HB 1320; Miller, K.G., SB 18)

    Ballots; keeping for an uncontested or contested election. Amending § 24.2-669. (Patron-Croshaw, HB 1411)

    Campaign finance disclosure reports; electronic filings, Internet access. Amending § 24.2-914.1. (Patron-Albo, HB 588)

    Campaign finance disclosure reports; notification of incorrect or additional information. Amending § 24.2-928. (Patron-Parrish, HB 96)

    Campaign finance disclosure reports; required for all pre-election contributions, exceptions. Amending § 24.2-919. (Patron-Croshaw, HB 1001)

    Campaign treasurers; requesting Board of Elections to provide training sessions therefor. (Patron-Van Landingham, HJR 52)

    Clean Election and Governmental Ethics Commission; created. Amending §§ 2.1-1.5, 2.1-1.9, 2.1-20.4, 2.1-51.27, 2.1-784 and 9-6.25:3; adding §§ 24.2-941 through 24.2-955 and 58.1-344.2. (Patron-Brink, HB 1389)

    Congressional districts; reapportionment. Amending § 24.2-302. (Patron-Watkins, HB 2; Wardrup, HB 612; Miller, K.G., SB 13)

    Constitutional amendment; power of voters to recall elective officers (first reference). Adding Article II-A, Sections 1 through 5. (Patron-Hargrove, HJR 111)

    Constitutional amendment; qualification of overseas voters (second reference). Amending Section 1 of Article II. (Patron-Katzen, HJR 201)

    Constitutional amendment; qualification of overseas voters (submitting to qualified voters). Amending Section 1 of Article II. (Patron-Katzen, HB 1094)

    Election laws; definition of political party. Amending § 24.2-101. (Patron-Callahan, HB 48)

    Election laws; definition of political party, petitions for recognition as a party. Amending § 24.2-101; adding § 24.2-544. (Patron-Callahan, HB 47)

    Election laws; definitions, contested elections to General Assembly. Amending §§ 24.2-101 and 24.2-803. (Patron-Melvin, HB 1073)

    Election officers; use of split shifts. Amending § 24.2-712; adding § 24.2-115.1. (Patron-Gartlan, SB 373)

    Election precincts; prohibits boundary changes. Adding § 24.2-309.1. (Patron-Van Landingham, HB 343)

    Election process; Senate and House Committees on Privileges and Elections to study innovations to improve. (Patron-Whipple, SJR 79)

    Elections; filing of petitions for independent and primary candidates. Amending §§ 24.2-506, 24.2-521 and 24.2-543. (Patron-Callahan, HB 49)

    Elections; joint subcommittee to study ways to inform voters thereof, appropriation. (Patron-Callahan, HJR 50)

    Elections; list of candidates, proposed constitutional amendments, and statewide referenda to be available on Internet. Adding § 24.2-105.1. (Patron-Moran, HB 580)

    Elections; provision for revised primary and filing schedule for 1998 primary date. (Patron-Van Landingham, HB 1330)

    Felons; joint subcommittee to study voting rights thereof, appropriation. (Patron-Jones, J.C., HJR 1)

    General Assembly Campaign Finance Reform Act; created. Adding §§ 24.2-941 through 24.2-947. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 463)

    General registrars; retention of registered voter lists. Amending § 24.2-114. (Patron-Whipple, SB 358)

    Guardians and conservators; determination of mental incapacity on election laws of such persons and on duties of commissioners of accounts. Amending §§ 24.2-230, 24.2-232, 24.2-410, 37.1-134.6, 37.1-134.14, 37.1-134.15, 37.1-134.18 and 37.1-137.2. (Patron-Gartlan, SB 14)

    House of Delegates; procedures to resolve contested 1997 election for Ninetieth House of Delegates District. (Patron-Putney, HR 10)

    Income tax, state; credit for contributions to a political candidate. Adding § 58.1-339.4. (Patron-Dillard, HB 326)

    Jury service; exempts registrars and paid assistants. Amending § 8.01-341. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 736; Colgan, SB 82)

    Mayor and council members in Towns of Dayton and Mount Crawford; election. (Patron-Weatherholtz, HB 496)

    Officers of election; split shift authorized, provisions. Amending § 24.2-712; adding § 24.2-115.1. (Patron-Scott, HB 1016)

    Presidential elections; petition requirements for independent candidates, primary candidates and groups of voters nominating candidates. Amending §§ 24.2-506, 24.2-521 and 24.2-543. (Patron-Schrock, SB 316)

    Primary elections; payment of expenses. Amending § 24.2-518. (Patron-Landes, HB 504)

    Primary elections; voters may participate without regard to party affiliation. Amending §§ 24.2-529, 24.2-530, 24.2-531 and 24.2-535; repealing § 24.2-533. (Patron-Behm, HB 1118)

    Redistricting Commission, Advisory; created. Adding §§ 24.2-301.1 through 24.2-301.9. (Patron-Plum, HB 1171)

    Senatorial districts; technical adjustment in Henrico County. Amending § 24.2-303. (Patron-Benedetti, SB 10; Stosch, SB 15)

    South Boston, Town of; delay of election of officials. (Patron-Bennett, HB 902)

    Special elections; to be scheduled shortly after vacancy occurs. Amending §§ 24.2-226, 24.2-228 and 24.2-682. (Patron-Katzen, HB 1090)

    Town elections; provision for postponement and rescheduling thereof for those who have not received notice on annexed territory. (Patron-Lucas, SB 537)

    Town elections; when held, election of officers. Amending §§ 22.1-57.3, 24.2-222, 24.2-223, 24.2-226, 24.2-311 and 24.2-503; adding § 24.2-222.1. (Patron-Weatherholtz, HB 497)

    Voter registration cards; not valid proof of identity or residence for firearms transfers, in-state tuition privileges, insurance agent's license or driver's license. Amending §§ 18.2-308.2:2, 23-7.4, 38.2-1800.1, 46.2-323 and 46.2-323.1; adding § 24.2-407.2. (Patron-Whipple, SB 360)

    Voter registration system; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study operations of and relationship between Board of Elections and voter registrars and their offices. (Patron-Van Landingham, HJR 51)

    Voters; identification. Amending § 24.2-643. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 185; May, HB 892; Wilkins, HB 1315)

    Voters; registration by political party, voting in primary elections. Amending §§ 24.2-101, 24.2-521, 24.2-530 and 24.2-535; adding §§ 24.2-418.1, 24.2-423.1 and 24.2-516.1. (Patron-Katzen, HB 254; Marshall, HB 1319; Wilkins, HB 1351)

    Voters; treasurers or commissioners of the revenue may purchase list of those registered for purpose of ascertaining domicile of motor vehicle owners to administer license and tax laws. Amending § 24.2-405. (Patron-Lucas, SB 538)

    Voting equipment; instruction on duties and use of voting equipment by officers of election. Amending §§ 24.2-115 and 24.2-636. (Patron-Ingram, HB 1196)

    Voting or counting systems; approval not required by Board of Elections. Amending §§ 24.2-626 and 24.2-630. (Patron-Baker, HB 1107)

    Voting or counting systems; methods for sealing. Amending §§ 24.2-633, 24.2-634 and 24.2-639. (Patron-Ingram, HB 1195)


    1998 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 Modified on October 07, 1998 at 11:22AM Eastern Daylight Time

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