Bedford; references to the former city of Bedford. (HB65)

Introduced By

Del. Terry Austin (R-Buchanan) with support from co-patrons Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg), and Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Bedford; references to the former city of Bedford. Removes references to the former City of Bedford in certain sections of the Code. Bedford reverted to town status in 2013. Amends § 15.2-4903, § 16.1-69.6, § 17.1-506, § 19.2-163.04, § 2.2-2609, § 55-288.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/04/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100724D
12/04/2015Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/12/2016Impact statement from DHCD (HB65)
01/18/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #1
01/18/2016Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
01/20/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
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 (HB65ER)
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 312 (effective 7/1/16)
03/07/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0312)