Brodnax, Town of; amending charter, reduces number of town councilmen. (SB257)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charter; Town of Brodnax; town council; membership; meetings. Reduces from seven to five the number of town councilmen for the Town of Brodnax. The bill also reduces from four to three the number of councilmen needed for a quorum and from four to two the number of councilmen needed to call a special meeting. The bill contains an emergency clause and is identical to HB 168. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/03/2020Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/08/20 20101084D
01/03/2020Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/12/2020Impact statement from DHCD (SB257)
01/18/2020Impact statement from DHCD (SB257)
01/22/2020Assigned Local Gov sub: Charters
01/27/2020Reported from Local Government (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2020Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Placed on Calendar
02/03/2020Read first time
02/03/2020Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/13/2020Assigned CC & T sub: Charters
02/20/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/28/2020Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Read second time
03/04/2020Read third time
03/04/2020Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
03/04/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB257ER)
03/07/2020Signed by President
03/08/2020Signed by Speaker
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/08/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 890 (effective 4/8/20)
04/08/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0890)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB168.