Ethic laws; joint subcommittee to study. (SJ75)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Study; ethics laws; report. Establishes a two-year joint subcommittee consisting of six legislative members (four delegates and two senators) and two nonlegislative citizen members to study the current ethics laws in the Commonwealth. In conducting its study, the joint subcommittee shall study the disclosure requirements of the members of the General Assembly and lobbyists and identify those portions of the ethics laws that should be repealed, substantially amended, rewritten for clarity, or retained in their present form. In its review, the joint subcommittee shall examine the effectiveness and efficiency of the ethics laws in promoting public trust and confidence in the service of public officials. Read the Bill »


03/06/2018: Passed the House


01/18/2018Unanimous consent to introduce
01/18/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104691D
01/18/2018Referred to Committee on Rules
02/09/2018Reported from Rules
02/12/2018Reading waived (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/13/2018Reading waived (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2018Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/19/2018Placed on Calendar
02/19/2018Referred to Committee on Rules
03/01/2018Reported from Rules with substitute (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2018Committee substitute printed 18107900D-H1
03/06/2018Taken up
03/06/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18107900D-H1
03/06/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute SJ75H1
03/06/2018Agreed to by House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
03/06/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2018House substitute agreed to by Senate
03/07/2018Title replaced 18107900D-H1
03/08/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ75ER)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.