2014 Session

Budget Bill - SB29 (Introduced)

State Board of Elections

Item 87

Item 87

First Year - FY2013Second Year - FY2014
Electoral Services (72300)$7,587,817$7,060,622
Electoral Uniformity, Legality, and Quality Assurance Services (72302)FY2013 $1,562,248FY2014 $1,708,498
Statewide Voter Registration System Services (72304)FY2013 $2,699,456FY2014 $2,398,915
Campaign Finance Disclosure Administration Services (72309)FY2013 $241,903FY2014 $241,903
Election Administration Services (72310)FY2013 $1,634,236FY2014 $1,357,626
Voter Services (72311)FY2013 $660,336FY2014 $660,336
Administrative Services (72312)FY2013 $789,638FY2014 $693,344
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2013 $2,994,557FY2014 $2,716,052
SpecialFY2013 $116,250FY2014 $116,250
Trust and AgencyFY2013 $4,139,740FY2014 $4,139,740
Federal TrustFY2013 $337,270FY2014 $88,580

Authority: Title 24.2, Chapter 1, Code of Virginia.

A. It is the intention of the General Assembly that all local precincts, other than central absentee precincts established under § 24.2-712, Code of Virginia will use electronic pollbooks for elections held beginning in November, 2010.

B. Any locality using paper pollbooks for elections held beginning in November, 2010, shall be responsible for entering voting credit as provided in § 24.2-668.  Additionally, any locality using paper pollbooks for elections held after November, 2010 may be required to reimburse the State Board of Elections for state costs associated with providing paper pollbooks.

C. Municipalities will pay all expenses associated with May elections after June 30, 2009, including those costs incurred by the State Board of Elections.

D. The State Board of Elections shall by regulation provide for an administrative fee up to $25 for each non-electronic report filed with the Board under § 24.2-947.5.  The regulation shall provide for waiver of the fee based upon indigence. 

E. All unpaid charges and civil penalties assessed under Title 24.2 shall be subject to interest, the administrative collection fee and late penalties authorized in the Virginia Debt Collection Act, Chapter 48 of Title 2.2, § 2.2-4800 et seq. 

F. Included in the appropriation for Statewide Voter Registration System Services is $166,250 from the general fund in the second year for the purchase of equipment required to implement voter registration photo identification requirements pursuant to Senate Bill 1256 of the 2013 Session of the General Assembly. It is the intent of the General Assembly that registration cards containing the voter's photograph and signature be provided free to any eligible voter upon request to the general registrar. The State Board shall be responsible for procuring this equipment in a cost effective manner and providing any necessary equipment to each local registrar.