Local government audit; allowed to request audit from Auditor of Public Accounts upon majority vote. (HB1332)

Introduced By

Del. Peter Farrell (R-Henrico) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local government audit; Auditor of Public Accounts. Allows a local governing body to request an audit from the Auditor of Public Accounts at any time upon a majority vote, with the expense of the audit to be borne by the locality. Amends § 15.2-2511, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


  • 11/12/2012 Committee
  • 11/12/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100399D
  • 11/12/2012 Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
  • 11/13/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100399D
  • 11/13/2012 Committee
  • 01/11/2013 Assigned CC & T sub: #1
  • 01/16/2013 Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
  • 01/18/2013 Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/21/2013 Read first time
  • 01/21/2013 Impact statement from DPB (HB1332)
  • 01/22/2013 Read second time and engrossed
  • 01/23/2013 Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
  • 01/23/2013 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/24/2013 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 01/24/2013 Referred to Committee on Local Government
  • 02/12/2013 Reported from Local Government (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/14/2013 Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/15/2013 Read third time
  • 02/15/2013 Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/21/2013 Enrolled
  • 02/21/2013 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1332ER)
  • 02/21/2013 Impact statement from DPB (HB1332ER)
  • 02/21/2013 Signed by Speaker
  • 02/21/2013 Signed by President
  • 03/13/2013 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 239 (effective 7/1/13)
  • 03/13/2013 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0239)


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 40 seconds.