2007 Regular Session


File Code: Elections
Sponsored By:
Delegates F. Turner, Anderson, Bates, Bobo, Cane, Dumais, Guzzone, Haynes, Healey, Heller, Howard, Hubbard, Jones, Lee, Manno, Miller, Pendergrass, Rice, and Taylor
Election Law - Absentee Ballots - Timely Receipt


Establishing criteria to be used to evaluate and determine whether an absentee ballot is deemed to be timely received; and repealing the authority of the State Board of Elections to establish regulations and guidelines relating to the timely receipt of absentee ballots.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable Report by Ways and Means
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.

Sponsored by:

Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Gail H. Bates, District 9A
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Roger Manno, District 19
Delegate Warren E. Miller, District 9A
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Elections Supervisors
Elections, State Board of
Postal Service
Rules and Regulations

Bill affects the following Statute:

Election Law
( 11-302 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 15, 2007: Third Reading Passed (135-0)