City of Williamsburg; charter. (SB1406)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg) with support from co-patron Del. William Barlow (D-Smithfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


City of Williamsburg; charter. Repeals the existing charter and provides a new charter containing powers typically granted to cities. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/14/09 098376284
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/27/2009Reported from Local Government (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2009Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2009Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Placed on Calendar
02/11/2009Read first time
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/13/2009Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2009Read second time
02/17/2009Read third time
02/17/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/17/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1406ER)
02/18/2009Signed by President
02/18/2009Signed by Speaker
02/26/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 143 (effective 2/26/09)
02/26/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0143)


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 30 seconds.