Constitutional amendment; term limits for members of General Assembly. (SJ113)

Introduced By

Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


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 »


Bill Has Failed


01/20/2016Presented and ordered printed 16104265D
01/20/2016Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/02/2016Continued to 2017 in Privileges and Elections (9-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/02/2016Left in Privileges and Elections

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HJ622.


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