Constitutional amendment; appointment of members to Board of Education (first reference). (HJ36)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Constitutional amendment (first resolution); Board of Education. Provides for the appointment of the members of the Board of Education as follows: four members, including a member designated as president, appointed by the Governor; three members appointed by the House of Delegates; and two members appointed by the Senate, in accordance with the rules of each house. Members are to be appointed for four-year terms. Terms are staggered. No person may be appointed to more than two consecutive full terms. Members in office when the amendment takes effect will serve until their successors are appointed. Presently, the Constitution provides that all nine members are appointed by the Governor. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/20/2007Committee
12/20/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088194692
12/20/2007Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/18/2008Continued to 2009 in Privileges and Elections