Richmond, City of; amending charter, residency of council members. (SB528)

Introduced By

Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Charter; City of Richmond. Requires a council member to reside in the election district from which the member was elected throughout the member's term on the council. A council member may be removed from office for failure to comply with the residency requirement. This bill is identical to HB 1064. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102256D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/12/2020Impact statement from DHCD (SB528)
01/18/2020Impact statement from DHCD (SB528)
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
01/30/2020Passed by for the day
01/31/2020Passed by for the day
02/03/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred 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)
03/07/2020Enrolled
03/07/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB528ER)
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
04/07/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 827 (effective 7/1/20)
04/07/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0827)

Comments

Debbie writes:

Yes, let's require all city council representatives reside in the district they represent.