Charter; Town of Leesburg. (SB234)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Herring (D-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charter; Town of Leesburg.  Changes the town's municipal elections from May to November and provides that all municipal elections for mayor and town council are nonpartisan. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100870D
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 SB234E
01/20/2012Printed as engrossed 12100870D-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
02/17/2012Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Read second time
02/21/2012Read third time
02/21/2012Passed House (93-Y 7-N)
02/21/2012VOTE: PASSAGE EMERGENCY (93-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB234ER)
02/23/2012Signed by President
02/23/2012Signed by Speaker
03/08/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 190 (effective 3/8/12)
03/08/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0190)


This bill mentions Leesburg.


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 50 seconds.