Local grievance procedures; allows local government at its option to permit observer for each party. (SB911)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Herring (D-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local grievance procedures.  Allows the local government at its option to permit an observer for each party at the informal first step of the grievance process. The grievant and the local government at their option may also have an observer of their choice at each subsequent step of the process. These persons may observe only and may not participate, interrupt, or act as either party's representative until the final management step, unless otherwise permitted by the locality. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100519D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/18/2011Reported from Local Government (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2011Read second time and engrossed
01/24/2011Passed by for the day
01/25/2011Passed by for the day
01/26/2011Passed by for the day
01/27/2011Passed by for the day
01/28/2011Passed by for the day
01/31/2011Passed by for the day
02/01/2011Read third time and passed Senate (23-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2011Placed on Calendar
02/10/2011Read first time
02/10/2011Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/15/2011Assigned CC & T sub: #2
02/17/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 4-N)
02/18/2011Tabled in Counties, Cities and Towns (12-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 44 seconds.