Annexation, granting of city charters, etc.; repealing temporary restrictions. (HB509)

Introduced By

Del. Phil Hamilton (R-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Annexation, granting of city charters, and county immunity. Repeals the temporary restrictions on city annexation of counties, the creation of new cities, and the granting of county immunity from annexation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084468528
01/07/2008Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/18/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB509)
02/12/2008Left in Counties, Cities and Towns


Mary Martin writes:

I absoultely do not support this bill. The only way for this to work will be ONLY if HB 508 passes with it. Way too many decisions being made without the citizens having a say. Annexation will effect all citizens both city and county. They have to live with the end result. It is absurd to undertake anything of this magnitude without the citizens being allowed to vote. No 509 without 508!!
I live in Henry County and I assure you this is a real issue of contention here. I doubt you will find one citizen here that will support this.