Title of Regulation: 1VAC 20-40. Voter Registration (amending 1 VAC20-40-70).
Statutory Authority: § 24.2-103
The State Board of Elections noticed a public comment period on amendments to the voter registration application regulation (1 VAC 20-40-70) and form (VA-NVRA-1) in the June 15, 2015, issue of the Virginia Register of Regulations (31:21 V.A.R. 1773-1774) June 15, 2015.
The proposed amendments address material and immaterial omissions from applications for voter registration and make changes to the state voter registration application form.
The board at its meeting on June 22, 2015, extended the public comment period to seek public comment on the proposed regulation amendments and form changes.
The public comment period has been extended to Monday August 3, 2015, using the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall website, http://www.townhall.virginia.gov Please include the full name the person commenting and any organization represented. In order to be considered, written comments must be submitted in Town Hall online comment forum by 11:59 p.m. on August 3, 2015. Persons without internet access wishing to comment please call Terry Wagoner, Accessibility Coordinator, Department of Elections, 1-800-260-3466 (ext. 8937) TTY: 711.
A public hearing will be held on July 28, 2015, at 8:00 a.m. Double Tree Hilton, James River Ball Room, 1024 Koger Center Blvd. Richmond, VA 23235. Oral and written comments are accepted at public hearings.
The proposed form can be viewed at this link also appearing at the end of the proposed regulation text: Virginia Voter Registration Application Form, VA-NVRA-1 (rev. 7/15)
Agency Contact: Martha Brissette, Policy Analyst, Department of Elections, 1100 Bank St., Richmond, Virginia 23219, telephone (804) 864-8925, email Martha.firstname.lastname@example.org Fax (804) 371-0194