Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Elections
State Board of Elections
Absentee Voting [1 VAC 20 ‑ 70]
ChapterChapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Absentee Voting: Removal of Witness Signature Requirements
Action 6258 / Stage 10024
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 6/23/2023  12:07 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 6/6/2023    
pdf ORM Economic Review Form 6/14/2023   (modified 6/15/2023)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 6/7/2023    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 6/20/2023   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 6/6/2023
Review Completed: 6/7/2023
Result: Certified
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 6/20/2023
Governor Review Completed: 6/20/2023
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 6/22/2023
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 7/17/2023    Volume: 39  Issue: 24
Comment Period No comment period held for this exempt action/stage.
Effective Date 7/3/2023
Contact Information
Name / Title: Franchelle Tyson  / ELECT Administrative Program Specialist
Address: 1100 Bank Street First Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)864-8919    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 6258:
Absentee Voting: Removal of Witness Signature Requirements
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Final   (10024) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/03/2023.
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