HB 1508 Voter petition requirements for candidates.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Voter petition requirements for independent candidates, primary candidates, and groups supporting presidential candidates. Deletes the requirement now applicable to petitions for candidates for statewide offices that a voter's signature on the petition must be witnessed by a qualified voter who is a resident of the same or a contiguous congressional district as the voter signing the petition. With this change, the witness may be a qualified voter and resident in any congressional district in the Commonwealth.

Full text:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 12/16/02 034050660  pdf | impact statement
02/25/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1508ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/26/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0477)  pdf

Status:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 12/16/02 034050660
01/08/03  House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/17/03  House: Reported from Privileges and Elections (16-Y 6-N)
01/20/03  House: Read first time
01/21/03  House: Read second time and engrossed
01/22/03  House: Read third time and passed House (90-Y 9-N)
01/22/03  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (90-Y 9-N)
01/22/03  House: Communicated to Senate
01/23/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/03  Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/11/03  Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections (13-Y 1-N)
02/13/03  Senate: Const. reading disp., passed by for the day (39-Y 0-N)
02/13/03  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (39-Y 0-N)
02/14/03  Senate: Read third time
02/14/03  Senate: Passed Senate (35-Y 2-N)
02/14/03  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (35-Y 2-N)
02/25/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1508ER)
02/26/03  House: Enrolled
02/26/03  House: Signed by Speaker
02/27/03  Senate: Signed by President
03/16/03  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 477 (effective 7/1/03)
03/26/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0477)