Government Efficiency Review Commission; established. (HB2463)

Introduced By

Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond) with support from 8 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond), Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Government Efficiency Review Commission. Establishes the Government Efficiency Review Commission to review agencies on an eight-year cycle and advise the General Assembly on the elimination of waste, duplication, and inefficiency on the part of such agencies. The bill also repeals the Legislative Program Review and Evaluation Act ( 30-64 et seq.) and makes some technical amendments. Read the Bill »


02/20/2009: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 092356804
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Rules
01/21/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2463)
02/03/2009Reported from Rules with substitute (11-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Committee substitute printed 094211664-H1
02/03/2009Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/04/2009Assigned App. sub: Technology Oversight & Government Activities (Landes)
02/04/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2463H1)
02/06/2009Committee substitute printed 092397854-H2
02/06/2009Reported from Appropriations with substitute (23-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/08/2009Read first time
02/09/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2463H2)
02/09/2009Read second time
02/09/2009Committee substitute from Rules rejected 094211664-H1
02/09/2009Committee substitute from Appropriations agreed to 092397854-H2
02/09/2009Passed by temporarily
02/09/2009Amendment by Delegate Armstrong rejected (45-Y 52-N)
02/09/2009VOTE: --- REJECTED (45-Y 52-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Amendments by Delegate Griffith agreed to
02/09/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendments HB2463EH2
02/09/2009Printed as engrossed 092397854-EH2
02/10/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2463H2)
02/10/2009Read third time and passed House (95-Y 3-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (95-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Rules
02/12/2009Assigned Rules sub: Studies
02/20/2009Passed by indefinitely in Rules (17-Y 0-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, 2 clips in all, totaling 16 minutes.