Blacksburg, Town of; amending charter, public hearings. (SB454)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charter; Town of Blacksburg; public hearings. Clarifies provisions related to public hearings in the Town of Blacksburg by providing that if the town council plans to conduct a public hearing related to a proposed ordinance but to delay action on the proposal, the date for the delayed vote shall be stated on the agenda. Furthermore, after conducting and closing the public hearing, the council may vote to delay action until its next regular meeting. Read the Bill »


02/20/2020: Subcommittee Recommends Passing the Bill


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102442D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/12/2020Impact statement from DHCD (SB454)
01/18/2020Impact statement from DHCD (SB454)
01/22/2020Assigned Local Gov sub: Charters
01/27/2020Reported from Local Government with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Read second time
01/29/2020Reading of amendment waived
01/29/2020Committee amendment agreed to
01/29/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB454E
01/29/2020Printed as engrossed 20102442D-E
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)

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