Declaration of local emergency; increases time in which localities call a session. (HB1260)

Introduced By

Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna)

Progress

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

Description

Declaration of local emergency. Increases from 14 days to 45 days the time in which a local governing body shall call a special session, if a regularly scheduled session is not held, in order to confirm the declaration of a local emergency. Amends § 44-146.21, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/20/2016Committee
01/20/2016Presented and ordered printed 16103664D
01/20/2016Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/29/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2
01/29/2016Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2
02/10/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
02/12/2016Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2016Read first time
02/15/2016Read second time and engrossed
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)
02/17/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/29/2016Reported from General Laws and Technology (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Read third time
03/03/2016Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2016Enrolled
03/07/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1260ER)
03/07/2016Signed by Speaker
03/09/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/09/2016Signed by President
03/09/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/9/2016
03/09/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
03/29/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 555 (effective 7/1/16)
03/29/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0555)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 25 seconds.

Transcript

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

REQUIREMENTS. HOUSE BILL 1260 A BILL RELATED TO DECLARATION OF LOCAL EMERGENCIES. M HODGES. THANK YOU, MR. mRnSPEAKER.