Local ordinances; determination of constitutionality. (SB521)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Constitutionality of local ordinances.  Permits a locality to obtain a determination by the circuit court as to the constitutionality of a local ordinance that has been held to be unconstitutional in a court not of record. Currently, only the Commonwealth is able to obtain such a determination. Amends § 16.1-131.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101213D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2010Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/25/2010Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2010Read second time and engrossed
01/28/2010Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2010Placed on Calendar
02/08/2010Read first time
02/08/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2010Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/16/2010Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
02/22/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
02/26/2010Reported from Courts of Justice (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Read second time
03/03/2010Read third time
03/03/2010Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/03/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/11/2010Enrolled
03/11/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB521ER)
03/11/2010Signed by Speaker
03/13/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 609 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0609)