SB810: Legislation; prohibits any committee of General Assembly from reporting bill impacting localities.


Offered January 9, 2013
Prefiled December 20, 2012
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 30-19.1:12, relating to bills requiring expenditures by localities.
Patron-- Garrett

Referred to Committee on Rules

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 30-19.1:12 as follows:

30-19.1:12. Legislation requiring expenditures by localities prohibited.

No bill that would have the effect of requiring any county, city, or town to make an additional net expenditure as specified in 30-19.03, unless funds are provided by the Commonwealth, shall be reported from any committee of the General Assembly unless such bill contains provisions stating (i) that the bill shall not become effective until the Commonwealth fully funds the amount of the net expenditure and (ii) that the bill expires if the Commonwealth ceases to fully fund such amount.