Charter; City of Salem. (SB939)

Introduced By

Sen. Ralph Smith (R-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charter; City of Salem. Provides that no primary elections shall be held for nomination of candidates for the office of councilman. The bill also provides that all candidates for the office of councilman shall file their notice of candidacy and be nominated only by petition in the manner prescribed by the general laws of the Commonwealth and that candidates for council shall not be identified on the ballot by political affiliation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100981D
01/07/2013Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/14/2013Assigned Local Gov sub: Charter
01/22/2013Reported from Local Government (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/28/2013Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2013Placed on Calendar
02/02/2013Read first time
02/02/2013Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/11/2013Assigned CC & T sub: #1
02/18/2013Left in Counties, Cities and Towns