Constitutional amendment; qualifications of Governor and Lieutenant Governor. (SJ2)

Introduced By

Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian) with support from co-patron Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Constitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of Governor and Lieutenant Governor; residency requirement. Increases from five to eight the number of years a person must have been a resident of and registered voter in the Commonwealth in order to be eligible to the office of the Governor and, by reference, the Lieutenant Governor. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
11/20/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100263D
11/20/2017Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/16/2018Continued to 2019 in Privileges and Elections (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
11/30/2018Left in Privileges and Elections

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SR82 and SJ252.

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