Charter; City of Bristol. (HB3019)

Introduced By

Del. Joseph Johnson (D-Abingdon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charter; City of Bristol. Provides that the city shall have the power, within and without the city and within or without the Commonwealth of Virginia, to provide consulting and management services for the operation of telecommunication services. In addition, the bill provides that the comptroller, as budget director, shall be skilled in public administration and the accepted practices and municipal budgetary procedure and shall compile, in cooperation with the various department heads, the departmental estimates and other data necessary or useful to the city manager in the preparation of the annual budget. Furthermore, the building code division, which is to be part of the Planning Department and supervised by the Planning Director, shall include the environs control official amongst its staff. The duties of such environs control official shall be to enforce state law and local ordinances pertaining to garbage, trash, weeds, junk, and litter and the Statewide Uniform Building Maintenance Code within the City of Bristol, Virginia. Finally, the bill provides that the school board shall submit its line-item budget estimates to the city manager no later than May 1 of each year. Read the Bill »


03/20/2007: signed by governor


01/10/2007Presented and ordered printed 079117356
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/18/2007Introduced bill reprinted 079117356
01/22/2007Assigned CC & T sub: #1 (Marshall. R.G.)
01/26/2007Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2007Read first time
01/30/2007Read second time
01/30/2007Committee amendment agreed to
01/30/2007Engrossed by House as amended HB3019E
01/30/2007Printed as engrossed 079117356-E
01/31/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/31/2007VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2007Communicated to Senate
02/01/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2007Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/13/2007Reported from Local Government (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N)
02/15/2007VOTE: (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2007Read third time
02/16/2007Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
02/16/2007VOTE: (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2007Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/2007Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB3019ER)
03/01/2007Signed by Speaker
03/02/2007Signed by President
03/20/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 682 (effective 7/1/07)
04/05/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0682)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1072.