Discharge of treasurer; legal pleadings. (SB1459)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Discharge of treasurer; legal pleadings. Provides that the attorney for a locality shall prepare and file any pleadings necessary in a proceeding to discharge the treasurer. If the locality does not have an attorney, or the attorney is unable to perform this task, the circuit court shall assign legal counsel. The cost of such counsel shall be paid for in the same manner as counsel hired to defend a constitutional officer who is a defendant in a civil case. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/16/2017Presented and ordered printed 17104175D
01/16/2017Referred to Committee on Finance
01/20/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1459)
01/24/2017Passed by indefinitely in Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2017Reconsidered by Finance
01/31/2017Reported from Finance with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2017Committee substitute printed 17104926D-S1
02/01/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1459S1)
02/02/2017Read second time
02/02/2017Reading of substitute waived
02/02/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17104926D-S1
02/02/2017Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1459S1
02/02/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Placed on Calendar
02/06/2017Read first time
02/06/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2017Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
02/13/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
02/20/2017Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Read second time
02/22/2017Read third time
02/22/2017Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/22/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1459ER)
03/07/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1459ER)
03/07/2017Signed by Speaker
03/10/2017Signed by President
03/13/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
03/13/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/20/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 677 (effective 7/1/17)
03/20/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0677)