Constitutional amendment; appointment of members to Board of Education (first reference). (HJ20)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Constitutional amendment (first resolution); Board of Education. Provides for the appointment of the members of the Board of Education as follows: four members, including a member designated as president, appointed by the Governor; three members appointed by the House of Delegates; and two members appointed by the Senate, in accordance with the rules of each house. Members are to be appointed for four-year terms. Terms are staggered. No person may be appointed to more than two consecutive full terms. Members in office when the amendment takes effect will serve until their successors are appointed. Presently, the Constitution provides that all nine members are appointed by the Governor. Read the Bill »


01/11/2006: Failed to Pass in Committee


12/15/2005Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063683472
12/15/2005Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/11/2006Continued to 2007 in Privileges and Elections