Constitutional amendment; Governor's term of office. (SJ4)

Introduced By

Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg) with support from co-patron Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Constitutional amendment (first resolution); Governor's term of office. Permits a Governor elected in 2021 and thereafter to succeed himself in office. The amendment allows two four-year terms (either in succession or not in succession) but prohibits election to a third term. Service for more than two years of a partial term counts as service for one term. Read the Bill »

Status

01/19/2016: Failed to Pass in Committee

History

DateAction
12/03/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100527D
12/03/2015Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/19/2016Continued to 2017 in Privileges and Elections (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SJ34, SJ50 and HJ135.