2007 Regular Session


File Code: Elections
Sponsored By:
Senators Kasemeyer, Astle, Brinkley, Brochin, Colburn, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Della, Edwards, Exum, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Haines, Hogan, Hooper, Jones, Kelley, Kittleman, Klausmeier, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Mooney, Munson, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, Simonaire, Stoltzfus, Stone, Zirkin, Dyson, Britt, Harris, and Greenip
Election Law - Voting Systems - Voter-Verifiable Paper Records


Prohibiting the State Board of Elections from certifying a voting system unless the State Board determines that the voting system provides voter-verifiable paper records; defining "voter-verifiable paper record"; requiring that specified voting systems be accessible to specified individuals with disabilities; requiring the State Board to provide training on the voting system to election judges; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable with Amendments
Recommit to Committee Education Health and Environmental Affairs (Senator Dyson)
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
Passed Enrolled
House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Re-referred Ways and Means
Favorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (139-0)
Action after passage in Senate and House
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 547

Sponsored by:

Senator Edward J. Kasemeyer, District 12
Senator John C. Astle, District 30
Senator David R. Brinkley, District 4
Senator Gwendolyn Britt, District 47
Senator Jim Brochin, District 42
Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Ulysses Currie, District 25
Senator James E. DeGrange, Sr., District 32
Senator George W. Della, Jr., District 46
Senator Roy P. Dyson, District 29
Senator George C. Edwards, District 1
Senator Nathaniel Exum, District 24
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Lisa A. Gladden, District 41
Senator Janet Greenip, District 33
Senator Larry E. Haines, District 5
Senator Andrew P. Harris, District 7
Senator Patrick J. Hogan, District 39
Senator J. Robert Hooper, District 35
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Allan H. Kittleman, District 9
Senator Katherine Klausmeier, District 8
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, District 45
Senator Alexander X. Mooney, District 3
Senator Donald F. Munson, District 2
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator James N. Robey, District 13
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21
Senator Bryan W. Simonaire, District 31
Senator J. Lowell Stoltzfus, District 38
Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6
Senator Bobby A. Zirkin, District 11

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Attorney General
Auditors and Audits
Budget and Management, Department of
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Elections Supervisors
Elections, State Board of
Electronic Government
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Local Government Mandates
Public Information
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Rules and Regulations
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Election Law
( 9-102 , 10-206 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 824333/01     Offered on: March 26, 2007   at: 4:37 p.m.     Status: Incomplete
Number: 954034/01     Offered on: April 5, 2007   at: 4:37 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 185467/01     Offered on: April 9, 2007   at: 9:30 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
April 2, 2007: Third Reading Passed (47-0)
April 5, 2007: Third Reading Passed (47-0)
April 6, 2007: Third Reading Passed (139-0)