Portsmouth, City of; members, etc., of board of zoning appeals shall be appointed by governing body. (SB744)

Introduced By

Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Boards of zoning appeals; City of Portsmouth. Adds the City of Portsmouth to a provision requiring the governing body to appoint members and alternates to the board of zoning appeals. Under the general law, the circuit court appoints the members of a locality's board of zoning appeals. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/17/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101834D
12/17/2014Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/20/2015Reported from Local Government (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2015Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2015Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Placed on Calendar
01/30/2015Read first time
01/30/2015Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/13/2015Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendment (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2015Read second time
02/17/2015Read third time
02/17/2015Committee amendment agreed to
02/17/2015Engrossed by House as amended
02/17/2015Passed House with amendment (93-Y 6-N)
02/17/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (93-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB744ER)
02/24/2015Signed 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
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 407 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0407)


This bill mentions Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Hampton.