Charter; Town of Bluefield. (SB149)

Introduced By

Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charter; Town of Bluefield.  Shifts town elections from May to November and grants the mayor full voting privileges. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102212D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/17/2012Assigned Local Gov sub: Charter
01/17/2012Reported from Local Government with amendment (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2012Read second time
01/20/2012Reading of amendment waived
01/20/2012Committee amendment agreed to
01/20/2012Emergency clause added
01/20/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended SB149E
01/20/2012Printed as engrossed 12102212D-E
01/23/2012Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/20/2012Assigned CC & T sub: #1
02/22/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
02/24/2012Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendments (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Read second time
02/28/2012Engrossed by House as amended SB149
02/28/2012Read third time
02/28/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/28/2012Engrossed by House as amended
02/28/2012Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/28/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB149ER)
03/06/2012Signed by Speaker
03/08/2012Signed by President
03/21/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 315 (effective 3/21/12)
03/21/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0315)