Portsmouth, City of; amending charter, election of mayor and city council members. (HB1761)

Introduced By

Del. Matthew James (D-Portsmouth)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Charter; City of Portsmouth. Allows any member of the city council to be a candidate for the office of mayor without resigning his office. Currently, the charter requires such a council member to resign by a specific date and sets out a procedure for filling the member's vacant seat. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/12/2015Committee
01/12/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102906D
01/12/2015Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/21/2015Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
01/28/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/30/2015Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2015Read first time
02/03/2015Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/04/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2015Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/07/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2015Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/17/2015Reported from Local Government (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Passed by for the day (0-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015Read third time
02/20/2015Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2015Enrolled
02/25/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1761ER)
02/25/2015Signed by Speaker
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/26/2015Signed by President
02/26/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/26/15
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/16/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 204 (effective 7/1/15)
03/16/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0204)

Video

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 1 minute.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB749.