General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; prohibits gifts made to legislators. (HB1635)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Saxman (R-Staunton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; special reports for gifts made to legislators during a session. Requires a member to file a report with the clerk of his house on the day following his receipt of a gift during any session if that gift will be reportable on his annual disclosure form. The failure to file the special report or the filing a false special report is grounds for discipline by the member's house and a knowing violation constitutes a Class 1 misdemeanor.. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 097830712
12/08/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
02/03/2009Reported from Rules with amendment (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Read first time
02/06/2009Read second time
02/06/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/06/2009Amendment by Delegate Putney agreed to
02/06/2009Emergency clause added
02/06/2009Engrossed by House as amended HB1635E
02/06/2009Printed as engrossed 097830712-E
02/08/2009Passed by for the day
02/09/2009Read third time and passed House (94-Y 1-N)
02/09/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE EMERGENCY (94-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2009Referred to Committee on Rules
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Rules
02/23/2009Left in Rules


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.