Hopewell, City of; amending charter, issuance of bonds. (HB1616)

Introduced By

Del. Carrie Coyner (R-Chesterfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charter; City of Hopewell. Exempts from a referendum requirement bonds issued for the construction, improvement, expansion, or replacement of existing public buildings or facilities, and authorizes the City to replace existing buildings or facilities on an alternative site. Read the Bill »


02/12/2020: In Committee


01/16/2020Presented and ordered printed 20103276D
01/16/2020Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (HB1616)
01/16/2020Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/21/2020Assigned CC & T sub: Charters
01/30/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/30/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
02/07/2020Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2020Read first time
02/10/2020Read second time
02/10/2020Committee amendments agreed to
02/10/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB1616E
02/10/2020Printed as engrossed 20103276D-E
02/11/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on Local Government

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Local Government committee on 02/18/2020. It meets on Tuesday, 1/2 hour after adjournment—Senate Room B.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB961.

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