BVU Authority; alters Board powers and duties, change in membership, conflict of interest policy. (HB1255)

Introduced By

Del. Todd E. Pillion (R-Abingdon)

Progress

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

Description

BVU Authority; Board of Directors. Reduces from nine to seven the number of directors on the Board of Directors (the Board) of the BVU Authority and alters the methods of their appointment. The bill removes the current membership of the Board, comprising six citizens of Bristol, Virginia, two Bristol City Council members, and one member of the Board of Supervisors of Washington County, and institutes in their place a Board of seven directors, comprising (i) one citizen of each of the localities of the City of Bristol, appointed by the Governor; the City of Bristol, appointed by the BVU Authority Board; Scott County, appointed by the Speaker of the House of Delegates; and Washington County, appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules; and (ii) one member of the governing body of each of the localities of the City of Bristol, the Town of Abingdon, and Washington County. The BVU Authority Board appointee is required to be a person engaged in business. The bill directs the Auditor of Public Accounts to examine the accounts of the BVU Authority by July 1, 2016, and contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »

Status

04/08/2016: signed by governor

History

DateAction
01/20/2016Presented and ordered printed with emergency clause 16103335D
01/20/2016Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/21/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2
01/21/2016Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2
01/26/2016Impact statement from DHCD (HB1255)
02/10/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1255)
02/10/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 1-N)
02/12/2016Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2016Committee substitute printed 16105222D-H1
02/13/2016Read first time
02/15/2016Read second time
02/15/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16105222D-H1
02/15/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1255H1
02/16/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1255H1)
02/17/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2016Referred to Committee on Local Government
03/01/2016Reported from Local Government with substitute (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2016Committee substitute printed 16105989D-S1
03/02/2016Incorporates HB1325
03/02/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1255S1)
03/03/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Read third time
03/03/2016Reading of substitute waived
03/03/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16105989D-S1
03/03/2016Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1255S1
03/03/2016Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2016Placed on Calendar
03/07/2016Senate substitute rejected by House 16105989D-S1 (0-Y 94-N)
03/07/2016VOTE: REJECTED EMERGENCY (0-Y 94-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2016Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2016Senate requested conference committee
03/09/2016House acceded to request
03/09/2016Conferees appointed by House
03/09/2016Delegates: Pillion, Kilgore, Mason
03/10/2016Conferees appointed by Senate
03/10/2016Senators: Carrico, Stanley, Favola
03/10/2016C Amended by conference committee
03/10/2016Conference substitute printed 16106223D-H2
03/10/2016Conference report agreed to by House (91-Y 0-N)
03/10/2016VOTE: ADOPTION EMERGENCY (91-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/11/2016Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/14/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1255H2)
03/25/2016Enrolled
03/25/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1255ER)
03/25/2016Signed by Speaker
03/28/2016Signed by President
03/28/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/28/16
03/28/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
03/29/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1255ER)
04/08/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 725 (effective 4/8/16)
04/08/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0725)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 4 minutes.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

FALLEN ON RETIREMENT. A BILL TO AMEND AND REENACT SECTION OF THE CODE OF VIRGINIA RELATING TO BBU WITH A SUBSTITUTE. GENTLEMAN FROM WASHINGTON. THANK YOU, MR. SPEAKER, I MOVE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE.
SENATOR FROM FRANKLIN COUNTY, SENATOR STANLEY.

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta): THANK YOU, AND GOOD MORNING, MR. PRESIDENT, I ABSOLUTELY INSIST ON THE SUBSTITUTE AND REQUEST A COMMITTEE IN CONFERENCE. I CAN'T BELIEVE THEY DID THIS.

[Unknown]: SHALL THE SENATE INSIST ON THE SUBSTITUTE AND REQUEST A COMMITTEE OF CONFERENCE. ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL RECORD THEIR VOTES AYE, THOSE OPPOSED NO. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CHANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta): AYES 40, NOS 0.