Constitutional amendment; qualifications for members of General Assembly, term limits. (HJ6)

Introduced By

Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Constitutional amendment (first resolution); General Assembly; term limits. Limits members of the Senate to three full terms (12 years) and members of the House of Delegates to six full terms (12 years). The limitations apply to service for both consecutive and nonconsecutive terms. Service for a partial term does not preclude serving the allowed number of full terms. In addition to any partial term, a person may serve 12 years in each house or a total of 24 years in the General Assembly. The limits apply to terms of service beginning on and after the start of the 2018 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


11/25/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100969D
11/25/2013Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/12/2014Left in Privileges and Elections