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HB 1691 Local electoral boards; certain persons prohibited from serving.

Introduced by: Charles D. Poindexter | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Local electoral boards; certain persons prohibited from serving. Provides that the spouse, grandparent, parent, sibling, child, or grandchild, or the spouse of a grandparent, parent, sibling, child, or grandchild, of any sitting member of the General Assembly is prohibited from being a member of a local electoral board.

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HB 1678 Election day; extending polling hours.

Introduced by: Joseph C. Lindsey | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Election day; extending polling hours. Extends from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. the time at which polls close on election day. The bill aligns candidate filing deadlines and party nomination deadlines with the closing of polls.

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HB 1643 Election day; extending polling hours.

Introduced by: Hala S. Ayala | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Election day; extending polling hours. Extends from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. the time at which polls close on election day. The bill aligns candidate filing deadlines and party nomination deadlines with the closing of polls.

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HB 1491 Student voters; Virginia voter registration.

Introduced by: Nancy D. Guy | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Student voters; Virginia voter registration. Requires each public high school to provide to any enrolled student who is of voting age or otherwise eligible to register to vote access to Virginia voter registration information and applications and the opportunity to complete such application during the normal course of the school day.

By |2020-01-12T14:40:25-05:00January 12th, 2020|Elections|Comments Off on HB 1491 Student voters; Virginia voter registration.

HB 1421 Pollbooks; requirement for printed copies of pollbooks.

Introduced by: Lee J. Carter (by request) | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Pollbooks; requirement for printed copies of pollbooks. Requires general registrars to produce and distribute printed copies of pollbooks to each precinct for any primary and general election. The bill also contains technical adjustments to reflect the current administrative responsibilities of the Department of Elections.

By |2020-01-19T13:17:42-05:00January 12th, 2020|Elections, Tier #1 SUPPORT|Comments Off on HB 1421 Pollbooks; requirement for printed copies of pollbooks.

HB 1402 Polling place procedures; residence address of voter not announced.

Introduced by: Jeion A. Ward | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Polling place procedures; residence address of voter not announced. Removes the requirement that the officer of election audibly repeat the residence address of a voter offering to vote. The bill does not change the requirement that the officer of election audibly repeat the voter's full name.

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HB 1362 General registrars; certification requirement; removal from office.

Introduced by: Lashrecse D. Aird | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: General registrars; certification requirement; removal from office. Provides for a certification program to be conducted by the State Board of Elections for the general registrars. The bill requires each general registrar to complete the certification program and receive his certification within the 12 months following initial appointment or any subsequent reappointment; failure to do so shall result in removal from office. The State Board is required to develop a training curriculum for the certification program and standards for completing the program and maintaining certification, including required hours of training. No fees shall be charged to a general registrar for any required training as part of the certification program.

By |2020-01-16T19:35:03-05:00January 12th, 2020|Elections, Local Gov't, Tier #4|Comments Off on HB 1362 General registrars; certification requirement; removal from office.

HB 1299 Campaign finance; prohibited personal use; child care exception.

Introduced by: Kaye Kory | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Campaign finance; prohibited personal use; child care exception. Prohibits any person from converting any moneys, securities, or like intangible personal property contributed to a candidate or a candidate's campaign committee to his personal use, the personal use of the candidate, or the personal use of a member of the candidate's immediate family. Current law prohibits such conversion of contributions to personal use specifically with regard to disbursement of surplus funds at the dissolution of a campaign or political committee. The bill provides that a contribution is considered to have been converted to personal use if the contribution, in whole or in part, is used to fulfill any commitment, obligation, or expense that would exist irrespective

By |2020-01-12T09:58:34-05:00January 12th, 2020|campaign finance/ ethics, Elections|Comments Off on HB 1299 Campaign finance; prohibited personal use; child care exception.

HB 1285 Local electoral boards; office vacated if board member ceases to be qualified voter of county, etc.

Introduced by: Tony O. Wilt | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Local electoral boards; office vacated if board member ceases to be qualified voter of county or city. Provides that if a member of a local electoral board ceases to be a qualified voter of the county or city for which he was appointed, his office is vacated and such vacancy is to be filled as provided by law.

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HB 1238 Elections; political campaign advertisements; print media requirements.

Introduced by: Tony O. Wilt | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Elections; political campaign advertisements; print media requirements. Changes the requirement that print media disclosures be displayed in a minimum font size of seven point to a requirement that such disclosures be displayed in a font size proportionate to the size of the advertisement. The bill tasks the State Board of Elections with creating standards for meeting the requirement that disclosure statements be displayed in a conspicuous manner in a size proportionate to the size of the advertisement and requires such standards to be promulgated no later than July 1, 2021, with enforcement delayed until January 1, 2024. The provisions of the bill affecting regulants also have a delayed effective date of January 1, 2024.

By |2020-01-12T08:50:28-05:00January 12th, 2020|campaign finance/ ethics, Elections|Comments Off on HB 1238 Elections; political campaign advertisements; print media requirements.