Speaker of the House; legal counsel. (HR566)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Dave LaRock (R-Loudoun), and Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Speaker of the House; legal counsel. Authorizes the Speaker of the House to employ legal counsel to represent the House of Delegates (i) to halt any attempt by the Governor to expand the Medicaid program without the explicit approval of the General Assembly and (ii) in litigation involving a challenge of the constitutionality of Article I, Section 15-A of the Constitution of Virginia. Read the Bill »


09/18/2014: Passed the House


09/16/2014Presented and ordered printed 14200350D
09/16/2014Referred to Committee on Rules
09/18/2014Reported from Rules with substitute (11-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
09/18/2014Committee substitute printed 14200614D-H1
09/18/2014Taken up for immediate consideration
09/18/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14200614D-H1
09/18/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HR566H1
09/18/2014Agreed to by House (65-Y 32-N)
09/18/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (65-Y 32-N) (see vote tally)
09/18/2014Bill text as passed House (HR566ER)