Constitutional amendment; term limits for members of the General Assembly. (HJ18)

Introduced By

Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Constitutional amendment (first resolution); General Assembly; term limits. Limits members of the Senate to three full terms (12 years) and members of the House of Delegates to six full terms (12 years). The limitations apply to service for both consecutive and nonconsecutive terms. Service for a partial term does not preclude serving the allowed number of full terms. In addition to any partial term, a person may serve 12 years in each house, or a total of 24 years in the General Assembly. The limits apply to terms of service beginning on and after the start of the 2019 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/07/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100993D
12/07/2015Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/16/2016Left in Privileges and Elections