Annexations; amends law to allow townships to use traditional process to seek to expand boundaries. (HB1769)

Introduced By

Del. Jim Shuler (D-Blacksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Annexations by townships.  Amends the law to allow townships to use the traditional annexation process to seek to expand their boundaries as long as the consolidation agreement includes a provision allowing the exercise of that power. Only townships created as a result of a consolidation occurring subsequent to July 1, 2011, are authorized to use this annexation process. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100142D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/14/2011Assigned CC & T sub: #1
01/26/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 1-N)
01/28/2011Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2011Read first time
02/01/2011Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2011Read third time and passed House (93-Y 5-N)
02/02/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (93-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2011Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/15/2011Reported from Local Government (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2011Read third time
02/18/2011Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1769ER)
02/25/2011Signed by Speaker
02/25/2011Signed by President
03/22/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 337 (effective 7/1/11)
03/22/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0337)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 8 minutes.