Hopewell, City of; amending charter, issuance of bonds. (SB961)

Introduced By

Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond)


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 of Hopewell to replace existing buildings or facilities on an alternative site. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2020Presented and ordered printed 20104502D
01/14/2020Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/15/2020Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (SB961)
01/22/2020Assigned Local Gov sub: Charters
02/03/2020Reported from Local Government with amendments (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Read second time
02/05/2020Reading of amendments waived
02/05/2020Committee amendments agreed to
02/05/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB961E
02/05/2020Printed as engrossed 20104502D-E
02/06/2020Read third time and passed Senate (36-Y 4-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)
03/07/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB961ER)
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
04/02/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 608 (effective 7/1/20)
04/02/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0608)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1616.