Charter; Town of South Hill. (HB24)

Introduced By

Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria) with support from co-patron Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charter; Town of South Hill. Updates the town's boundary description and replaces a reference to the town treasurer with "finance director." The bill also provides that the town manager, not the mayor, shall have power over the police forces. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


11/17/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100583D
11/17/2015Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/12/2016Impact statement from DHCD (HB24)
01/18/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #1
01/18/2016Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
01/20/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/25/2016Impact statement from DHCD (HB24)
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 (HB24ER)
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
03/07/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 311 (effective 7/1/16)
03/07/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0311)