Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; prohibited contracts, exceptions. (HB238)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge) with support from co-patrons Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), and Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State and Local Government Conflict of Interest Act; prohibited contracts; exceptions for certain contracts entered into by an officer or employee of a soil and water conservation district. Provides an exception to the prohibition against officers and employees having contracts with their employing agencies for contracts by an officer or employee of a soil and water conservation district to participate in the Virginia Agricultural Best Management Practices Cost-Share Program. The exception does not apply to subcontracts or other agreements entered into to provide services for implementation of a cost-share contract established under the Program. Under the bill, the exception applies to contracts entered into prior to July 1, 2016. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/29/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100860D
12/29/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/18/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2
01/18/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB238)
01/18/2016Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/21/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 0-N)
01/26/2016Reported from General Laws (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2016Read first time
01/29/2016Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/01/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2016Referred to Committee on Rules
03/04/2016Reported from Rules (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2016Read third time
03/08/2016Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB238ER)
03/10/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB238ER)
03/10/2016Signed by Speaker
03/10/2016Signed by President
03/11/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/11/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/11/16
03/11/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
03/29/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 531 (effective 7/1/16)
03/29/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0531)