Local governing body tie breakers; eliminates use of an unelected person. (HB3141)

Introduced By

Del. Jack Reid (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local governing body tie breakers. Eliminates the use of an unelected person to break tie votes of a county governing body. The option of an elected tie breaker remains. Read the Bill »


03/25/2007: signed by governor


01/18/2007Presented and ordered printed 076555488
01/18/2007Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/02/2007Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
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 Local Government
02/13/2007Reported from Local Government (13-Y 2-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 (37-Y 1-N)
02/16/2007VOTE: (37-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB3141ER)
03/01/2007Signed by Speaker
03/02/2007Signed by President
03/25/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 833 (effective 7/1/07)
04/10/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0833)