Constitutional amendment; General Assembly term limits (first reference). (SJ224)

Introduced By

Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian) with support from co-patron Sen. Glen Sturtevant (R-Midlothian)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

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
09/07/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100367D
09/07/2016Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/20/2017Assigned to P&E sub: Constitutional Amendments
01/31/2017Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (11-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)