Oath of office; person elected to State office make oath before notary if in US Armed Forces. (SB793)

Introduced By

Sen. Chuck Colgan (D-Manassas)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Administration of oath of office. Allows a person elected or appointed to an office in the Commonwealth that requires an oath of office to make such oath before a notary of any state or country, if such person is a member of the United States Armed Forces and is on active duty, or if such person is a civilian deployed by the United States Department of Defense. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/30/2008Unanimous consent to introduce
01/30/2008Presented and ordered printed 087677212
01/30/2008Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/01/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB793)
02/06/2008Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Read second time
02/11/2008Reading of amendment waived
02/11/2008Committee amendment agreed to
02/11/2008Engrossed by Senate as amended SB793E
02/11/2008Printed as engrossed 087677212-E
02/11/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Communicated to House
02/12/2008Placed on Calendar
02/12/2008Read first time
02/12/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB793E)
02/15/2008Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/29/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N)
03/03/2008Committee substitute printed 089596212-H1
03/04/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB793H1)
03/05/2008Read third time
03/05/2008Passed by for the day
03/06/2008Read third time
03/06/2008Committee substitute agreed to 089596212-H1
03/06/2008Amendment by Delegate Lingamfelter agreed to
03/06/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment SB793H1
03/06/2008Passed House with substitute with amendment (99-Y 0-N)
03/06/2008VOTE: --- PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
03/06/2008Emergency clause added
03/06/2008House substitute with amendment agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)
03/08/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB793ER)
03/08/2008Signed by Speaker
03/10/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB793ER)
03/11/2008Signed by President
03/12/2008Signed by Speaker
03/12/2008Signed by President
03/27/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 713 (effective 3/27/08)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1575.