Constitutional amendment; recall of elected officers (first reference). (HJ614)

Introduced By

Del. Frank Hargrove (R-Glen Allen)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Constitutional amendment (first resolution); recall of elected officers. Requires the filing of a petition signed by qualified voters equaling at least 25 percent of the number of votes cast in the last election for the office to initiate the recall of an elected statewide officer or General Assembly member. Provides for the holding of an election to recall the officer and further implementation by the General Assembly. Directs the General Assembly to provide by law for the recall of local officers. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/05/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 075546320
01/05/2007Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/11/2007Assigned P & E sub: #1 (Marshall, R.G.)
02/02/2007Committee substitute printed 075603320-H1
02/05/2007Passed by for the day
02/06/2007Taken up
02/06/2007Committee substitute agreed to 075603320-H1
02/06/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HJ614H1
02/06/2007Agreed to by House (51-Y 45-N)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Reading waived
02/07/2007Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/13/2007Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)