Tazewell, Town of, charter; filling vacancies for mayor or town council, etc. (SB674)

Introduced By

Sen. Ben Chafin (R-Lebanon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charter; Town of Tazewell. Provides for an interim appointment and special election to fill a vacancy in the office of mayor or a member of the town council. The bill lengthens from one month to 12 months the time period during which a planning commission member is allowed to miss no more than four meetings and reduces from five to four the number of voting members of the planning commission who shall constitute a quorum. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/19/2016Presented and ordered printed 16103618D
01/19/2016Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/26/2016Impact statement from DHCD (SB674)
01/26/2016Reported from Local Government (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2016Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2016Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Placed on Calendar
02/03/2016Read first time
02/03/2016Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/19/2016Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2016Read second time
02/23/2016Read third time
02/23/2016Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/23/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2016Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/23/2016Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/23/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB674ER)
02/24/2016Signed by Speaker
02/25/2016Signed by President
02/25/2016Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/25/16
02/25/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 3, 2016
03/01/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 163 (effective 7/1/16)