Local government; prohibition on certain mandates upon employers. (HB1371)

Introduced By

Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas) with support from co-patron Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Prohibition on certain local government mandates upon employers. Provides that a locality shall not enact any policy that requires an employer within the locality to provide an employee with a wage or employment benefit that exceeds the requirements of state or federal law. Any such local policy shall be unenforceable. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/22/2016Presented and ordered printed 16103889D
01/22/2016Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/26/2016Impact statement from DHCD (HB1371)
01/29/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #1
01/29/2016Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
02/03/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 4-N)
02/05/2016Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2016Read first time
02/09/2016Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2016Read third time and passed House (65-Y 34-N)
02/10/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (65-Y 34-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2016Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/23/2016Reported from Local Government (7-Y 6-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 (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1371ER)
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
03/25/2016G Vetoed by Governor
04/20/2016Placed on Calendar
04/20/2016Passed by for the day - Governor's veto sustained


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 12 minutes.