Charter; City of Alexandria. (SB929)

Introduced By

Sen. Patsy Ticer (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charter; City of Alexandria. Amends the charter to allow the city council, by ordinance, to establish term limits for members of advisory boards and commissioners whom the council has appointed. Further amends the charter by requiring any applicant in a land use proceeding to fully disclose all parties who have an ownership or financial interest in the land or application that is the subject of the hearing. Requires that all parties, members of city council, members of the planning commission, members of the board of zoning appeals, and members of the board of architectural review in any proceeding regarding land use or land development to make a full public disclosure of any business or financial relationship that such individual has, or has had within the 12-month period prior to such hearing, with each member of the board in front of which they appear. Any person knowingly and willfully violating the provisions of the bill shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 091251336
01/05/2009Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/20/2009Reported from Local Government (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2009Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2009Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2009Placed on Calendar
01/30/2009Read first time
01/30/2009Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/16/2009Assigned CC & T sub: 1
02/18/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
02/20/2009Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Read second time
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB929ER)
02/28/2009Signed by President
02/28/2009Signed by Speaker
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 539 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0539)