Vacancies in constitutional offices; special election to fill vacancy. (HB470)

Introduced By

Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Special elections to fill vacancies in constitutional offices. Provides that the general law provision calling for a special election to fill a vacancy in a constitutional office overrides any other provision in a charter that may provide a different method to fill the vacancy. Read the Bill »


03/08/2006: Passed the General Assembly


01/09/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 067990344
01/09/2006Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/20/2006Reported from Privileges and Elections (22-Y 0-N)
01/23/2006Read first time
01/24/2006Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/25/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
01/25/2006Communicated to Senate
01/26/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2006Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/21/2006Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment (14-Y 0-N)
02/23/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/23/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2006Read third time
02/24/2006Reading of amendment waived
02/24/2006Committee amendment agreed to
02/24/2006Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/24/2006Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006Placed on Calendar
02/28/2006Senate amendment agreed to by House (95-Y 1-N)
02/28/2006VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 1-N)
03/07/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB470ER)
03/07/2006Signed by Speaker
03/08/2006Signed by President
04/04/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0253)