Virginia Redistricting Commission; removing a citizen commissioner for neglect, etc. (HB2324)

Introduced By

Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale) with support from 24 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg), Del. Alex Askew (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), Del. Jeff Bourne (D-Richmond), Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Lee Carter (D-Manassas), Del. Josh Cole (D-Stafford), Del. Wendy Gooditis (D-Clarke), Del. Nancy Guy (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Sally Hudson (D-Charlottesville), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Candi King (D-Woodbridge), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington), Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun), Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon), Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield), Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Redistricting Commission; removal of commissioners; emergency. Provides for the removal of a commissioner from the Virginia Redistricting Commission for neglect of duty or gross misconduct. Removal would require affirmative votes of at least six of the eight legislative commissioners and at least six of the eight citizen commissioners. Such a vote is required to be recorded and taken in a public meeting. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/22/2021Presented and ordered printed with emergency clause 21103568D
01/22/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2324)
01/22/2021Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/27/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/27/2021Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Committee substitute printed 21103798D-H1
01/27/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2324H1)
01/28/2021Read first time
01/29/2021Read second time
01/29/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21103798D-H1
01/29/2021Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2324H1
02/01/2021Read third time and passed House (92-Y 4-N 3-A)
02/01/2021VOTE: Passage Emergency (92-Y 4-N 3-A) (see vote tally)
02/01/2021Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/01/2021Passed House (92-Y 2-N 4-A)
02/01/2021VOTE: Passage #2 (92-Y 2-N 4-A) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2021Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Reported from Privileges and Elections (9-Y 1-N 3-A) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Read third time
02/19/2021Defeated by Senate (19-Y 14-N 4-A)
02/19/2021Requires 32 affirmative votes for passage

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