Special elections; filling vacancies in certain local offices. (HB1660)

Introduced By

Sen. Kenneth Alexander (D-Norfolk)

Progress

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

Description

Special elections; filling vacancies in certain local offices. Clarifies that vacancies in a local office shall be filled by special election to be held no later than the next general election in November, or in May if the vacant office is regularly scheduled by law to be filled at that time. If the vacancy occurs within 90 days of such general election, the special election shall be held no later than the second such general election. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2011Committee
01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100014D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/13/2011Assigned P & E sub: #2 Elections
01/18/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/20/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1660)
01/21/2011Reported from Privileges and Elections (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2011Read first time
01/25/2011Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/26/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2011Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/15/2011Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-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)
02/25/2011Enrolled
02/25/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1660ER)
02/25/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1660ER)
02/25/2011Signed by Speaker
02/25/2011Signed by President
03/16/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 206 (effective 7/1/11)
03/16/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0206)