Suspension of mandates; requires Governor to temporarily suspend on locality facing fiscal stress. (HB2354)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Governor; suspension of mandates. Requires the Governor to temporarily suspend mandates on a locality upon a finding that it faces fiscal stress and the suspension of the mandate or portion thereof would help alleviate the fiscal hardship. Currently, suspension of the mandate is discretionary with the Governor. The bill provides that its provisions will expire on July 1, 2010. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 091793592
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/23/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2354)
01/23/2009Assigned GL sub: Professional/Occupational/Adminstrative Process
02/04/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
02/05/2009Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/09/2009Reported from Appropriations with substitute (24-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Committee substitute printed 092636592-H1
02/09/2009Read first time
02/09/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (97-Y 0-N)
02/09/2009VOTE: --- AGREE TO (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Committee substitute agreed to 092636592-H1
02/09/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2354H1
02/10/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/10/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/13/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2354H1)
02/18/2009Rereferred from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Rereferred to Finance
02/19/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2354H1)
02/19/2009Failed to report (defeated) in Finance (2-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.