Charter; City of Bristol. (SB1072)

Introduced By

Sen. William Wampler (R-Bristol)


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


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 071143836
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/18/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/19/2007Read second time
01/19/2007Reading of amendment waived
01/19/2007Committee amendment agreed to
01/19/2007Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1072E
01/19/2007Printed as engrossed 071143836-E
01/22/2007Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
01/22/2007Communicated to House
02/02/2007Placed on Calendar
02/02/2007Read first time
02/02/2007Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/09/2007Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2007Read second time
02/13/2007Read third time
02/13/2007Passed House (99-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1072ER)
02/20/2007Signed by President
02/20/2007Signed by Speaker
03/20/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 607 (effective 7/1/07)
04/03/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0607)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB3019.