Legal notices; failure by publisher of newspaper to properly publish shall not invalidate action. (HB766)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Legal notices by localities. Provides that in any instance in which a locality is required to publish a notice in a newspaper having a general circulation in the locality, and the locality in good faith attempts to have such notice published, a failure by the publisher of the newspaper to properly publish such notice shall not invalidate any action of the locality if the locality has also published such notice pursuant to subsection A. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102947D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/21/2010Assigned CC & T sub: #2
01/28/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (11-Y 0-N)
01/29/2010Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2010Read first time
02/02/2010Read second time
02/02/2010Committee amendment agreed to
02/02/2010Engrossed by House as amended HB766E
02/02/2010Printed as engrossed 10102947D-E
02/03/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE(98-Y 0-N)
02/03/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/03/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2010Referred to Committee on Local Government
03/02/2010Failed to report (defeated) in Local Government (5-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)