General Assembly; prefiling of legislation. (HB1796)

Introduced By

Del. Morgan Griffith (R-Salem)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

General Assembly; prefiling of legislation. Clarifies that following an election, legislation may be prefiled only by members and members-elect of the next regular session of the General Assembly. Current law allows a member of the General Assembly who is retiring or who was not re-elected to prefile legislation until the convening of the next regular session of the General Assembly, when his or her term of office expires. Read the Bill »

Status

03/19/2007: signed by governor

History

DateAction
12/28/2006Committee
12/28/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 076104308
12/28/2006Referred to Committee on Rules
01/25/2007Read first time
01/26/2007Read second time
01/26/2007Passed by for the day
01/29/2007Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2007Read third time and passed House (91-Y 8-N)
01/30/2007Communicated to Senate
01/31/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2007Referred to Committee on Rules
02/20/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007Motion to reconsider Passed by for the day agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Passed by for the day
02/21/2007Read third time
02/21/2007Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2007Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2007Enrolled
03/07/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1796ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/19/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 442 (effective 7/1/07)
03/27/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0442)