Commonwealth Transportation Board; removal of members by Governor. (HB145)

Introduced By

Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Commonwealth Transportation Board. Provides for removal of members of the Commonwealth Transportation Board by the Governor for malfeasance, misfeasance, incompetence, or gross neglect of duty. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/20/2013Committee
12/20/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100909D
12/20/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/10/2014Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #4
02/12/2014Left in Transportation

Comments

maryanng writes:

I fully support this.

Kate Dalby writes:

It is important that points of view are challenged so all aspects of a proposal are considered. If a member of a committee can be dismissed for dissent we all suffer.

A good proposal, supported by strong evidence should be able to withstand scrutiny.

Willard Scott writes:

sad commentary on the current system but made necessary by recent actions by the Governor.

Willard Scott writes:

sad commentary but made necessary based upon action by our Governor.

Jodi Spelbring writes:

I agree and support this bill. Great work Delegate Hugo!

Coco writes:

Considering what happened to Mr. Rich, I feel that this bill is a necessity, sad to say.