General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; penalties. (HB1215)

Introduced By

Del. Matt Lohr (R-Harrisonburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge), Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), and Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; penalties.  Makes it a Class 6 felony to knowingly violate 30-103, which lists 11 categories of prohibited conduct for General Assembly members, if the violation involves a monetary value of more than $250. Current law makes a knowing violation of the Act a Class 1 misdemeanor. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2010Committee
01/13/2010Presented and ordered printed 10104034D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Rules
01/14/2010Impact statement from VCSC (HB1215)
02/09/2010Assigned Rules sub: #4 Ethics (Special)
02/09/2010Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely
02/16/2010Left in Rules

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB603.

Comments

Waldo Jaquith writes:

I wonder if this has been sent to the Rules committee to die? Personally, my expectation is that this will forever sit in the Rules committee, never leaving.