House Appropriations Committee; staff to report on total new state government positions created. (HB126)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach) with support from 11 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Jeff Frederick (R-Woodbridge), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Ed Scott (R-Culpeper), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Reporting total new state government positions created. Directs the staff of the House Appropriations Committee to report to the members of the House of Delegates the total number of new positions created by appropriations acts each year, along with a cumulative total every second year. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/20/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088348692
12/20/2007Referred to Committee on Rules
02/12/2008Left in Rules


Waldo Jaquith writes:

It's an interesting idea. Ironically, a new staff position might have to be created just to keep track of these new data.