SB538: Legislative commissions; absences from meetings.


SENATE BILL NO. 538
Senate Amendments in [ ] -- February 4, 2014
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 30-19.8:2, relating to absences on legislative commissions.
Patrons Prior to Engrossment—Senators McDougle, Favola and Puller; Delegates: Kory and Simon

Referred to Committee on Rules

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 30-19.2:8 as follows:

30-19.8:2. Absences on legislative commissions.

Absence of any appointed  [ nonlegislative citizen  ] member from three consecutive regular meetings of any joint subcommittee, board, commission, authority, council, or other body that has been created or established in the legislative branch unless on account of sickness shall be sufficient cause for the original appointing authority to declare the position vacated and to fill such vacancy.

SENATE BILL NO. 538

Offered January 8, 2014
Prefiled January 8, 2014
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 30-19.8:2, relating to absences on legislative commissions.
Patron-- McDougle

Referred to Committee on Rules

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 30-19.2:8 as follows:

30-19.8:2. Absences on legislative commissions.

Absence of any appointed member from three consecutive regular meetings of any joint subcommittee, board, commission, authority, council, or other body that has been created or established in the legislative branch unless on account of sickness shall be sufficient cause for the original appointing authority to declare the position vacated and to fill such vacancy.