Budget; consideration of certain documents related to. (SB5)

Introduced By

Sen. Ralph Smith (R-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


General Assembly; consideration of certain documents related to the Budget. Provides that no legislative action may be taken on (i) committee amendments to the budget, (ii) any conference committee report on the budget, and (iii) any Governor's recommendations on the budget until each has been posted on the General Assembly's website for at least 72 hours. Under the bill each house may vote by two-thirds majority to override the posting requirement. Read the Bill »


02/12/2010: Failed to Pass in Committee


12/04/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100645D
12/04/2009Referred to Committee on Rules
01/12/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB5)
02/01/2010Assigned Rules sub: #1
02/12/2010Passed by indefinitely in Rules (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)


Waldo J., tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

This sure sounds great. I'm not equipped to know whether it's realistic in the confines of how the budget bill is actually put together, but from my perspective this would be wonderful.