Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; school boards and school board employees. (HB212)

Introduced By

Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act; school boards and school board employees. Allows any school district to invoke the current exemption from the prohibition against hiring, under certain circumstances, a school district employee who is related to a member of the school board. Current law limits use of the exemption to only those school districts located in Planning Districts 3, 4, 11, 12, 13, and 17. This bill is identical to SB 124. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/29/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100916D
12/29/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/15/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB212)
01/17/2018Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/23/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
01/23/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
01/25/2018Reported from General Laws with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2018Read first time
01/30/2018Read second time
01/30/2018Committee amendments agreed to
01/30/2018Engrossed by House as amended HB212E
01/30/2018Printed as engrossed 18100916D-E
01/31/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/31/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2018Referred to Committee on Rules
02/05/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB212E)
02/28/2018Reported from Rules with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2018Read third time
03/05/2018Reading of amendments waived
03/05/2018Committee amendments agreed to
03/05/2018Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/05/2018Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2018Placed on Calendar
03/06/2018Senate amendments agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
03/06/2018VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB212ER)
03/08/2018Signed by Speaker
03/09/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB212ER)
03/10/2018Signed by President
03/16/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 16, 2018
03/16/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/23/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 483 (effective 7/1/18)
03/23/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0483)