Virginia Code Commission; duties. (HB1653)

Introduced By

Del. Greg Habeeb (R-Salem)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Code Commission; duties. Limits the duties of the Virginia Code Commission relating to the codification of laws enacted by the General Assembly to codifying only those laws for which the General Assembly has expressed its intent for such laws to be codified through the title of the bills relating to such laws. The bill also prohibits the Commission from excluding from the Code of Virginia a law for which the General Assembly has expressed its intent for the same to be codified through the title of the bill. In addition, beginning with the 2017 Regular Session of the General Assembly, the Commission will be required to arrange for the printing and publication of all enactments appearing in bills that become law. Such enactments will be printed and published as they appear in such bills. Currently, the Commission is charged with maintaining a Code of the general and permanent statutes of the Commonwealth. In carrying out this charge, the Commission may codify laws for which the title of the related bill did not provide for any change to the Code (Section 1 bills) and may exclude from the Code laws for which the title of the related bill actually provided for changes to the Code. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/05/2017Committee
01/05/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103350D
01/05/2017Referred to Committee on Rules
01/25/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1653)
01/31/2017Reported from Rules (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2017Read first time
02/03/2017Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/06/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2017Referred to Committee on Rules
02/21/2017Left in Rules