Public hearings; notice submitted by localities to newspapers. (HB2114)

Introduced By

Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale) with support from co-patrons Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton), and Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Hearing notice by localities. Expands from only localities in Planning District 23 to all localities a provision that provides that in any instance in which a locality has submitted a timely notice of public hearing to a newspaper published or having general circulation in the locality and the newspaper fails to publish the notice, such locality shall be deemed to have met certain notice requirements so long as the notice was published in the next available edition. Under current law, this provision that was created by the 2020 Regular Session and only applies to localities in Planning District 23 will expire on July 1, 2022. The provision in the bill as it applies to all localities will also expire on July 1, 2022. Read the Bill »


01/12/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Counties, Cities and Towns Committee


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100430D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns

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