Parksley, Town of; amending charter, mayor and six members of council shall be elected in November. (HB1492)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bloxom (R-Accomack)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charter; Town of Parksley; November elections. Moves elections for the town council and mayor of the Town of Parksley from May to November. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2020Presented and ordered printed 20104158D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/12/2020Impact statement from DHCD (HB1492)
01/15/2020Referred from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/15/2020Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/17/2020Assigned CC & T sub: Charters
01/18/2020Impact statement from DHCD (HB1492)
01/23/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/31/2020Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (17-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Read first time
02/05/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2020Read third time and passed House (93-Y 4-N)
02/06/2020VOTE: Passage (93-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2020Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/21/2020Assigned Local Gov sub: Charters
03/02/2020Reported from Local Government with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Committee substitute printed 20109418D-S1
03/03/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2020Read third time
03/04/2020Reading of substitute waived
03/04/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20109418D-S1
03/04/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1492S1
03/04/2020Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Placed on Calendar
03/05/2020Senate substitute agreed to by House 20109418D-S1 (98-Y 0-N)
03/05/2020VOTE: Adoption (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Emergency clause added
03/12/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1492ER)
03/12/2020Signed by Speaker
03/12/2020Signed by President
03/17/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 17, 2020
03/17/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/02/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 594 (effective 4/2/20)
04/02/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0594)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 35 seconds.