Constitutional amendment; General Assembly term limits (first reference). (HJ622)

Introduced By

Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

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 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/09/2017Committee
01/09/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100290D
01/09/2017Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/10/2017Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional
01/30/2017Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (4-Y 3-N)
02/08/2017Left in Privileges and Elections

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SJ113.

Comments

walte Moore writes:

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