Governor; prohibited from holding an official leadership position in a national political party. (HB1273)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Restrictions on Governor's outside employment and activities.  Prohibits the Governor from (i) performing any work or activity for remuneration other than his official duties as Governor, and (ii) holding an official leadership position in a national political party. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/20/2010Presented and ordered printed 10104342D
01/20/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/01/2010Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
02/09/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 1-N)
02/11/2010Reported from General Laws with substitute (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2010Committee substitute printed 10105280D-H1
02/14/2010Read first time
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105280D-H1
02/15/2010Speaker ruled amendment by Delegate Ebbin not germane
02/15/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1273H1
02/16/2010Read third time and passed House (64-Y 34-N)
02/16/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (64-Y 34-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
03/08/2010Left in General Laws and Technology


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 4 minutes.