Constitutional amendment; General Assembly, term limits. (HJ686)

Introduced By

Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Constitutional amendment (first resolution); General Assembly; term limits. Limits members of the Senate to three full terms (12 years) and members of the House of Delegates to six full terms (12 years). The limitations apply to service for both consecutive and nonconsecutive terms. Service for a partial term does not preclude serving the allowed number of full terms. In addition to any partial term, a person may serve 12 years in each house or a total of 24 years in the General Assembly. The limits apply to terms of service beginning on and after the start of the 2018 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/20/2015Presented and ordered printed 15103187D
01/20/2015Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/10/2015Left in Privileges and Elections