Housing authorities; must hold at least one public hearing to receive views of citizens. (HB3123)

Introduced By

Sen. Kenneth Alexander (D-Norfolk) with support from co-patrons Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk), Del. Jack Reid (R-Richmond), and Del. Terrie Suit (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Housing authorities; public hearings. Clarifies that a housing authority must hold at least one public hearing to receive the views of citizens within the area of operation of the authority before it gives final approval to either (i) its budget or (ii) any request for funding for submission to the governing body. Read the Bill »


03/13/2007: signed by governor


01/18/2007Presented and ordered printed 079275208
01/18/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/22/2007Assigned GL sub: #1 Housing (Suit)
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/14/2007Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2007Read third time
02/19/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB3123ER)
03/01/2007Signed by Speaker
03/02/2007Signed by President
03/13/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 342 (effective 7/1/07)
03/21/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0342)