Charter; Town of Gretna. (SB497)

Introduced By

Sen. Robert Hurt (R-Chatham)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charter; Town of Gretna.  Amends the current charter to allow for elections for mayor and council members to be held on the first Tuesday of November, rather than the first Tuesday of May, effective 2010. This legislation contains an emergency provision. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/13/10 10101850D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/26/2010Reported from Local Government (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2010Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2010Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2010Placed on Calendar
02/03/2010Read first time
02/03/2010Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/16/2010Assigned CC & T sub: #1
02/17/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
02/19/2010Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2010Read second time
02/23/2010Read third time
02/23/2010Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/23/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB497ER)
03/01/2010Signed by Speaker
03/02/2010Signed by President
03/11/2010Governor's recommendation received by Senate
03/11/2010Placed on Calendar
03/12/2010Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/13/2010House concurred in Governor's recommendation (95-Y 0-N)
03/13/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION EMERGENCY (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/13/2010G Governor's recommendation adopted
03/13/2010Reenrolled bill text (SB497ER2)
03/13/2010Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
03/13/2010Signed by President as reenrolled
03/13/2010Enacted, Chapter 173 (effective 3/13/10)
03/13/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0173)


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.