Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local; disclosure of gifts by Governor and Attorney General. (SB44)

Introduced By

Sen. John Watkins (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State and Local Conflict of Interests Act; disclosure; gifts. Requires the Governor and Attorney General to disclose gifts to the members of their immediate families by appending additional information to their statements of economic interests. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/16/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100109D
12/16/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/20/2014Rereferred from General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N)
01/20/2014Rereferred to Rules
01/21/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB44)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB44)
01/24/2014Reported from Rules (16-Y 0-N)
01/27/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/28/2014Passed by for the day
01/29/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2014Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/2014Placed on Calendar
02/07/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2014Assigned Courts sub: Ethics
02/19/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/21/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2014Read second time
02/26/2014Read third time
02/26/2014Committee amendment agreed to
02/26/2014Engrossed by House as amended
02/26/2014Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/26/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2014House amendment rejected by Senate (4-Y 36-N)
03/03/2014House insisted on amendment
03/03/2014House requested conference committee
03/04/2014Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/2014Conferees appointed by Senate
03/04/2014Senators: Watkins, Barker, Miller
03/05/2014Conferees appointed by House
03/05/2014Delegates: Gilbert, Albo, McClellan
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, 1 clip in all, totaling 40 seconds.