Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate Became Law
12/28/2019        

Mail voter registration application forms; distribution to certain public and private institutions.

Requires the Department of Elections to provide a reasonable number of mail voter registration application forms to public institutions of higher education, nonprofit private institutions of higher education that are eligible to participate in the Tuition Assistance Grant Program, and any other education institution that is authorized to issue bonds. The bill requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to assist the Department by providing a list of such institutions and by requesting those institutions to make the mail voter registration application forms available to students.

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12/28/2019 House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100301D Open

            

2020 SESSION

    20100301D
    HOUSE BILL NO. 232
    Offered January 8, 2020
    Prefiled December 28, 2019
    A BILL to amend and reenact � 24.2-416.3 of the Code of Virginia, relating to distribution of mail voter registration application forms; certain public and private institutions of higher education.
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    Patrons-- Willett, Gooditis, Kory, Levine and Samirah
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    Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
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    Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

    1. That � 24.2-416.3 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

    24.2-416.3. Distribution of mail voter registration application forms.

    A. Subject to the conditions set forth in � 24.2-416.6, the Department of Elections shall make available to any individual or group a reasonable number of mail voter registration application forms.

    B. The Department shall provide a reasonable number of mail voter registration application forms to each agent of the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries authorized to sell hunting or fishing licenses in Virginia. The Department of Game and Inland Fisheries shall assist the Department by providing a list of its agents appointed to sell hunting and fishing licenses in Virginia and by instructing its agents to make the mail voter registration application forms available to persons purchasing hunting or fishing licenses.

    C. The Department shall provide a reasonable number of mail voter registration application forms to (i) each public institution of higher education, as that term is defined in � 23.1-100; (ii) each nonprofit private institution of higher education, as that term is defined in � 23.1-100, that is eligible to participate in the Tuition Assistance Grant Program pursuant to Article 5 (� 23.1-628 et seq.) of Chapter 6 of Title 23.1; and (iii) any other entity authorized to issue bonds pursuant to Chapter 11 (� 23.1-1100 et seq.) of Title 23.1. The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia shall assist the Department by providing a list of such institutions and by requesting those institutions to make the mail voter registration application forms available to students.

    Picture Name From Date Type
    Rodney T. Willett D-Richmond Sponsor
    Ibraheem S. Samirah D-Richmond Cosponsor
    Mark H. Levine D-Richmond Cosponsor
    Gwendolyn W. (Wendy) Gooditis D-Richmond Cosponsor
    Date Branch Action
    01/31/2020 House House: Reported from Privileges and Elections (13-Y 9-N)
    01/28/2020 House House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 2-N)
    01/13/2020 House House: Assigned P & E sub: Elections
    12/28/2019 House House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100301D
    12/28/2019 House House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
    Summary
    Congress - Bill Number Major Title
    Branch Vote Date Yes No Not Voting
    House 1/31/2020 12:00:00 AM 12 10 0
    House 1/13/2020 12:00:00 AM 4 3 0
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    Requires the Department of Elections to provide a reasonable number of mail voter registration application forms to public institutions of higher education, nonprofit private institutions of higher education that are eligible to participate in the Tuition Assistance Grant Program, and any other education institution that is authorized to issue bonds. The bill requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to assist the Department by providing a list of such institutions
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    The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia shall assist the Department by providing a list of such institutions and by requesting those institutions to make the mail voter registration application forms available to students

    Elections
    ---------- Patrons-- Willett, Gooditis, Kory, Levine and Samirah ---------- Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections ---------- Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia: 1

    Virginia
    3 of the Code of Virginia, relating to distribution of mail voter registration application forms; certain public and private institutions of higher education


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