Tazewell, Town of; amending charter, election to fill vacancies for mayor or town council, etc. (HB1214)

Introduced By

Del. Will Morefield (R-North Tazewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charter; Town of Tazewell. Provides for an interim appointment and special election to fill a vacancy in the office of mayor or a member of the town council. The bill lengthens from one month to 12 months the time period during which a planning commission member is allowed to miss no more than four meetings and reduces from five to four the number of voting members of the planning commission who shall constitute a quorum. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/18/2016Presented and ordered printed 16104072D
01/18/2016Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/21/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #1
01/21/2016Impact statement from DHCD (HB1214)
01/21/2016Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
01/27/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
01/29/2016Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2016Read first time
02/02/2016Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/03/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2016Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/23/2016Reported from Local Government (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2016Read third time
02/26/2016Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1214ER)
03/01/2016Signed by Speaker
03/04/2016Signed by President
03/07/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/07/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/7/2016
03/07/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
03/11/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 413 (effective 7/1/16)
03/11/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0413)
03/11/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0413)