Municipal elections; clarifies that a city or town may move the time of its local elections. (SB43)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Time of municipal elections. Clarifies that a city or town may move the time of its local elections pursuant to statutory authority notwithstanding any contrary provisions of its charter. Amends § 24.2-222.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/15/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101686D
12/15/2015Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/14/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB43)
01/19/2016Reported from Privileges and Elections (9-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2016Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2016Passed by for the day
01/27/2016Passed by for the day
01/28/2016Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2016Reading of amendment waived
01/28/2016Amendment by Senator Petersen rejected
01/28/2016Engrossed by Senate
01/28/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2016Passed Senate (30-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Placed on Calendar
02/03/2016Read first time
02/03/2016Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/08/2016Assigned P & E sub: Campaigns
02/18/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/26/2016Reported from Privileges and Elections (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2016Read second time
03/01/2016Read third time
03/01/2016Passed House BLOCK VOTE (93-Y 0-N)
03/01/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (93-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2016Enrolled
03/02/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB43ER)
03/02/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB43ER)
03/02/2016Signed by Speaker
03/05/2016Signed 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
03/11/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 402 (effective 7/1/16)
03/11/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0402)
03/11/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0402)

Video

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 45 seconds.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

SUBSTITUTE AND REQUEST A COMMITTEE OF CONFERENCE.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THANK YOU, SENATOR. THE QUESTION IS SHALL THE SENATE INSIST ON ITS SUBSTITUTE AND REQUEST A COMMITTEE OF SCORCHES. ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL OPPOSED NO. RECORD THEIR VOTES AYE, THOSE ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CHANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

[Unknown]: AYES 39, NOS 0. AYES 39, NOS 0. THE MOTION IS AGREED TO. TURNING TO PAGE 6, UNFINISHED BUSINESS, SENATE. SENATE BILL 7 PASSED THE HOUSE WITH AN AMENDMENT. THE SENATOR FROM FRANKLY, SENATOR STANLEY. THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT. I MOVE THAT WE CONCUR WITH THE HOUSE AMENDMENT AND SPEAKING TO THE MOTION. THE SENATOR HAS THE FLOOR. THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT. MEMBERS OF THE BODY, THIS BILL,