House and Senate Ethics Advisory Panels; completion of inquiry once initiated. (SB508)

Introduced By

Sen. Ralph Smith (R-Roanoke) with support from co-patron Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


House and Senate Ethics Advisory Panels; proceedings.  Provides that once the House or Senate Ethics Advisory Panel has initiated an investigation into the conduct of a legislator, it must complete its inquiry, report its findings, and dispose of the matter as provided by law, notwithstanding the death or resignation of the legislator during the course of the Panel's work. Read the Bill »


02/12/2010: Merged into SB186


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103039D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Rules
02/05/2010Assigned Rules sub: #1
02/12/2010Incorporated by Rules (SB186-Northam) (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB617.