HB 9 Voting procedures; voter identification requirements, provisional ballots.
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Summary as enacted with Governor's Recommendation: (all summaries)

Voter identification requirements; provisional ballots.  Eliminates the provision that allows a voter to sign a sworn statement that he is the named registered voter he claims to be in lieu of showing identification. The bill allows the voter without identificaion to vote an official ballot if he is recognized and acknowledged by an officer of election. Otherwise a voter without identification will be offered a provisional ballot that will be reviewed by the electoral board at its meeting on the day following the election.  The voter may submit a copy of one of the required forms of identification to the electoral board in person or by facsimile, electronic mail, or other means. The bill expands the list of acceptable forms of identification to include a valid student identification card issued by a Virginia four-year institution of higher education and certain other documents that show his name and address. Any voter whose name is marked on the pollbook as having already voted will be allowed to vote only by a provisional ballot.  The General Assembly rejected the Governor's recommended amendments and the Governor signed HB 9 as originally presented to him.

Full text:
12/01/11  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100452D  pdf | impact statement
01/27/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12104815D-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/21/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12105584D-S1  pdf | impact statement
03/10/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB9ER)  pdf | impact statement
05/18/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0838)  pdf

Amendments:
Conference amendments
Governor's recommendation

Status:
12/01/11  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100452D
12/01/11  House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/12/12  House: Assigned P & E sub: Elections Subcommittee
01/17/12  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 2-N)
01/27/12  House: Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (16-Y 6-N)
01/27/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12104815D-H1
01/30/12  House: Read first time
01/31/12  House: Read second time
01/31/12  House: Committee substitute agreed to 12104815D-H1
01/31/12  House: Pending question ordered (70-Y 21-N)
01/31/12  House: VOTE: PENDING QUESTION (70-Y 21-N)
01/31/12  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute (66-Y 28-N) HB9H1
01/31/12  House: VOTE: ENGROSSMENT (66-Y 28-N)
02/01/12  House: Read third time and passed House (69-Y 30-N)
02/01/12  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (69-Y 30-N)
02/02/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/12  Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/21/12  Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (8-Y 7-N)
02/21/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12105584D-S1
02/23/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/12  Senate: Read third time
02/24/12  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/24/12  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 12105584D-S1 (19-Y 19-N)
02/24/12  Senate: Chair votes Yes
02/24/12  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/27/12  Senate: Read third time
02/27/12  Senate: Defeated by Senate (19-Y 21-N)
02/27/12  Senate: Reconsideration of defeated action agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N)
02/27/12  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB9S1
02/27/12  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (20-Y 20-N)
02/27/12  Senate: Chair votes Yes
02/28/12  House: Placed on Calendar
02/29/12  House: Senate substitute rejected by House 12105584D-S1 (0-Y 97-N)
02/29/12  House: VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 97-N)
03/02/12  Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (35-Y 4-N)
03/02/12  Senate: Senate requested conference committee
03/05/12  House: House acceded to request
03/06/12  House: Conferees appointed by House
03/06/12  House: Delegates: Cole, Cosgrove, Joannou
03/06/12  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
03/06/12  Senate: Senators: Martin, Obenshain, McWaters
03/08/12  House: Conference report agreed to by House (65-Y 32-N)
03/08/12  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (65-Y 32-N)
03/09/12  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (20-Y 20-N)
03/09/12  Senate: Chair votes Yes
03/10/12  House: Enrolled
03/10/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB9ER)
03/10/12  House: Signed by Speaker
03/10/12  Senate: Signed by President
04/09/12  House: Governor's recommendation received by House
04/17/12  House: Placed on Calendar
04/18/12  House: House concurred in Governor's recommendation #'s 1, 2, 5, 7 and 10 (65-Y 31-N)
04/18/12  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (65-Y 31-N)
04/18/12  House: House rejected Governor's recommendation #'s 3, 8 and 9 (41-Y 55-N)
04/18/12  House: VOTE: REJECTED (41-Y 55-N)
04/18/12  House: House rejected Governor's recommendation #'s 4 and 6 (39-Y 55-N)
04/18/12  House: VOTE: REJECTED (39-Y 55-N)
04/18/12  Senate: Senate rejected Governor's recommendations # 1,2,5,7,10 (19-Y 20-N)
04/18/12  House: Communicated to Governor
05/18/12  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 838 (effective 7/1/12)
05/18/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0838)