Constitutional amendment; Governor's term of office (first reference). (HJ37)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Constitutional amendment (first resolution); Governor's term of office. Permits the Governor to succeed himself in office. The amendment allows two four-year terms (either in succession or not in succession) but prohibits election to a third term. The amendment allows Governors elected in 2009 and thereafter to serve two successive terms. Service for more than two years of a partial term counts as service for one term. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/20/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088193692
12/20/2007Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/18/2008Continued to 2009 in Privileges and Elections
12/04/2008Left in Privileges and Elections