SJ 319 Constitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of voters and the right to vote.
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Summary as introduced:
Constitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of voters and the right to vote. Establishes that the sole qualifications to vote in the Commonwealth are United States citizenship, being at least 18 years of age, residency in the Commonwealth, and registration to vote in accordance with requirements set out in the Constitution of Virginia. The amendment further provides that any person who meets those qualifications shall have the right to vote and such right cannot be abridged by law. The bill removes from current constitutional qualifications to vote not having been convicted of a felony and not having been adjudicated to be mentally incompetent.

Full text:
01/18/17  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 17104119D  pdf

Status:
01/18/17  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 17104119D
01/18/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/20/17  Senate: Assigned to P&E sub: Constitutional Amendments
01/31/17  Senate: Incorporated by Privileges and Elections (SJ223-Norment) (9-Y 5-N)