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


  • 12/16/2013 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100109D
  • 12/16/2013 Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
  • 01/20/2014 Rereferred from General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N)
  • 01/20/2014 Rereferred to Rules
  • 01/21/2014 Impact statement from DPB (SB44)
  • 01/23/2014 Impact statement from DPB (SB44)
  • 01/24/2014 Reported from Rules (16-Y 0-N)
  • 01/27/2014 Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
  • 01/28/2014 Passed by for the day
  • 01/29/2014 Read second time and engrossed
  • 01/30/2014 Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/07/2014 Placed on Calendar
  • 02/07/2014 Read first time
  • 02/07/2014 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 02/14/2014 Assigned Courts sub: Ethics
  • 02/19/2014 Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
  • 02/21/2014 Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/25/2014 Read second time
  • 02/26/2014 Read third time
  • 02/26/2014 Committee amendment agreed to
  • 02/26/2014 Engrossed by House as amended
  • 02/26/2014 Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
  • 02/26/2014 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/28/2014 House amendment rejected by Senate (4-Y 36-N)
  • 03/03/2014 House insisted on amendment
  • 03/03/2014 House requested conference committee
  • 03/04/2014 Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N)
  • 03/04/2014 Conferees appointed by Senate
  • 03/04/2014 Senators: Watkins, Barker, Miller
  • 03/05/2014 Conferees appointed by House
  • 03/05/2014 Delegates: Gilbert, Albo, McClellan
  • 03/08/2014 No further action taken
  • 03/08/2014 Failed 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.