Charter; City of Newport News. (HB457)

Introduced By

Del. Mamye BaCote (D-Newport News) with support from co-patrons Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton), and Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charter; City of Newport News. Amends provisions related to the city's boundary by adding references to bodies of water located within the city or located between its territory and any other jurisdiction. The bill also removes a provision that requires certain procedural matters of council to take place on July 1. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101295D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/13/2012Assigned CC & T sub: #1
01/18/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/20/2012Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2012Incorporates HB722
01/20/2012Committee substitute printed 12104488D-H1
01/23/2012Read first time
01/24/2012Passed by for the day
01/25/2012Read second time
01/25/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104488D-H1
01/25/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB457H1
01/26/2012Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
01/26/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2012Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/21/2012Reported from Local Government (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Read third time
02/24/2012Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB457ER)
03/01/2012Signed by Speaker
03/03/2012Signed by President
03/30/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 426 (effective 7/1/12)
03/30/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0426)


This bill mentions Newport News.


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 1 minute.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB287.