A. The provisions of this section shall apply when (i) a person offers to vote pursuant to § 24.2-643 at his proper polling place or at a central absentee voter precinct established by the governing body of the county or city where he is registered to vote, (ii) his name is shown on the pollbook as having applied for an absentee ballot, and (iii) for any reason he did not receive or has lost the absentee ballot. In such case, he shall be entitled to cast a provisional ballot after presenting to the officer of election a statement signed by him that he did not receive the ballot or has lost the ballot, subject to felony penalties for making false statements as pursuant to § 24.2-1016.
B. Such person shall be given a printed ballot and be permitted to vote the provisional ballot in accordance with the provisions of § 24.2-653 and the instructions of the State Board. The electoral board shall process the ballot in accordance with the provisions of § 24.2-653 and the instructions of the State Board.
2006, c. 283; 2010, c. 348; 2014, cc. 540, 576.