Local Government, Commission on; local mandates. (SB163)

Introduced By

Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton) with support from co-patron Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Commission on Local Government; local mandates. Extends from July 1, 2014, to July 1, 2016, the task force appointed by the Governor to review state mandates on localities. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/31/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101754D
12/31/2013Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/21/2014Reported from Local Government with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2014Committee substitute printed 14104309D-S1
01/22/2014Incorporates SB407
01/23/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
01/24/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB163)
01/24/2014Read second time
01/24/2014Reading of substitute waived
01/24/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104309D-S1
01/24/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB163S1
01/27/2014Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
01/31/2014Placed on Calendar
01/31/2014Read first time
01/31/2014Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/31/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB163S1)
02/11/2014Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2
02/20/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (11-Y 0-N)
02/21/2014Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2014Committee substitute printed 14105249D-H1
02/24/2014Read second time
02/24/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB163H1)
02/25/2014Read third time
02/25/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14105249D-H1
02/25/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB163H1
02/25/2014Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/25/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2014Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/25/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2014House substitute rejected by Senate (2-Y 38-N)
02/28/2014House insisted on substitute
02/28/2014House requested conference committee
03/04/2014Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/2014Conferees appointed by Senate
03/04/2014Senators: Locke, Miller, Smith
03/05/2014Conferees appointed by House
03/05/2014Delegates: BaCote, Ingram, Marshall, D.W.
03/07/2014C Amended by conference committee
03/07/2014Passed by temporarily
03/07/2014Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/07/2014Conference report rejected by House (1-Y 97-N)
03/07/2014VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 97-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2014No further action taken
03/08/2014Failed to pass in Senate


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB594.