Constitutional amendment (first resolution); Governor's term of office. (HJ496)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patron Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)

Progress

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

Description

Constitutional amendment (first resolution); Governor's term of office. Permits a Governor first elected in 2017 and thereafter to succeed himself in office. The amendment allows two four-year terms (either in succession or not in succession) but prohibits election to a third term. Service for more than two years of a partial term counts as service for one term. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
08/16/2014Committee
08/16/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100172D
08/16/2014Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/13/2015Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional Amendments
02/10/2015Left in Privileges and Elections

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SJ215.