Constitutional amendment; Governor's term of office (first reference). (SJ250)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Constitutional amendment (first resolution); Governor's term of office. Permits a Governor elected in 2021 and thereafter to succeed himself in office. The amendment allows two four-year terms (either in succession or not in succession) but prohibits election to a third term. Service for more than two years of a partial term counts as service for one term. Read the Bill »


01/09/2019: passed committee


07/16/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100113D
07/16/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/09/2019Reported from Privileges and Elections (9-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/11/2019Read first time
01/14/2019Passed by for the day
01/15/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/16/2019Read third time
01/16/2019Rejected by Senate (18-Y 22-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SJ8.