Vol. 31 Iss. 23 - July 13, 2015

Chapter 40
Extension of Public Comment Period

Title of Regulation: 1VAC20-40. Voter Registration (amending 1VAC20-40-70).

Statutory Authority: § 24.2-103 of the Code of Virginia.

The State Board of Elections noticed a public comment period on amendments to the voter registration application regulation (1VAC20-40-70) 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, Please include the full name of the person commenting and any organization represented. In order to be considered, written comments must be submitted in the 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 a.m., Double Tree Hilton, James River Ball Room, 1024 Koger Center Boulevard, 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 Street, Richmond, VA 23219, telephone (804) 864-8925, FAX (804) 371-0194, or email

VA.R. Doc. No. R15-4128; Filed June 24, 2015, 8:41 a.m.