Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Elections
State Board of Elections
Absentee Voting [1 VAC 20 ‑ 70]
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Substantial Compliance for Absentee Ballot Envelope B
Action 3982
General Information
Action Summary This regulation provides a substantial compliance standard for deficiencies related to assembling the voted ballot package for return to local election officials. It amends an existing regulation defining material omissions from Absentee Ballot Envelope B.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: Va. Code 2.2-4002(B)(8)
RIS Project Yes  [003739]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6593 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/21/2013.
6672 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/26/2013.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Martha Brissette 
Address: 1100 Bank St.

Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-8925    FAX: (804)371-0194    TDD: (800)260-3466