SB 1059 Election day voter registration; State Board of Elections to develop a pilot program, report.
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Summary as introduced:
Election day voter registration; pilot program. Provides that the State Board of Elections shall develop a pilot program for election day voter registration, by which a person who (i) offers to vote on election day but is not a registered voter, (ii) provides one of the forms of identification specified in subsection B of 24.2-643, and (iii) provides proof of his residency, in a form specified by the State Board for this purpose, in the precinct in which he offers to vote, shall be permitted to register to vote and to cast a ballot. The bill requires participating localities to provide information on the implementation of the pilot program in its locality to the State Board by December 1 of each year in which it participates. The bill requires the State Board to submit a report to the Governor, the General Assembly, and the House and Senate Committees on Privileges and Elections on the pilot program, including a recommendation as to whether there should be statewide election day voter registration. The bill has an expiration date of December 31, 2019.

Full text:
01/06/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100343D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/06/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100343D
01/06/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/31/17  Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (9-Y 5-N)