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Legislation


2011 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 288

File Code: Elections
Sponsored By:
Delegates Afzali, Boteler, Fisher, Glass, Hershey, Hogan, Hough, Jacobs, McComas, McDermott, Otto, Ready, Schulz, Serafini, Smigiel, Stocksdale, and Vitale
Entitled:
Election Law - Qualification of Voters - Proof of Identity

Synopsis:

Requiring an election judge to establish a voter's identity and verify the voter's address if the voter seeks to vote a regular ballot; requiring an election judge to qualify a voter by requesting the voter to present a current government-issued photo identification; requiring an election judge to authorize an individual to vote a regular ballot; allowing a voter who is unable to present a specified form of identification to vote by provisional ballot under specified circumstances; providing for a delayed effective date; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
2/1
First Reading Ways and Means
2/2
Hearing 2/8 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kathy Afzali, District 4A
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Mark N. Fisher, District 27B
Delegate Glen Glass, District 34A
Delegate Stephen S. Hershey, Jr., District 36
Delegate Patrick N. Hogan, District 3A
Delegate Michael J. Hough, District 3B
Delegate Jay A. Jacobs, District 36
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Michael A. McDermott, District 38B
Delegate Charles J. Otto, District 38A
Delegate Justin Ready, District 5A
Delegate Kelly Schulz, District 4A
Delegate Andrew A. Serafini, District 2A
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Cathy Vitale, District 33A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Ballots
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Elections, State Board of
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates.
Fraud -see also- Forgery
Identification
Judges
Local Government Mandates
Motor Vehicle Administration
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Election Law
( 10-310 , 16-201 )
Transportation
( 12-301 , 12-301 , 12-301 )

Documents

All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered