Crewe, Town of; amending charter, changes to charter including town council, elections and powers. (SB1216)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charter; Town of Crewe; town council; elections and powers. Makes various changes to the charter for the Town of Crewe in Nottoway County, including (i) staggering town council elections; (ii) changing from three to two the number of town council members required to call a special meeting; and (iii) transferring from the town council to the town manager the authority to appoint, suspend, or terminate the chief of police with majority approval by the town council. The bill also repeals provisions related to the establishment of a municipal court. This bill is identical to HB 1764. Read the Bill »


03/18/2021: signed by governor


01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101181D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/15/2021Assigned Local Gov sub: Charters
01/18/2021Reported from Local Government (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2021Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Placed on Calendar
02/02/2021Read first time
02/02/2021Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Counties, Cities and Towns
02/10/2021Assigned CC & T sub: Charters
02/11/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/12/2021Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Read second time
02/17/2021Read third time
02/17/2021Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/17/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1216ER)
02/19/2021Signed by Speaker
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/24/2021Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 24, 2021
02/24/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 123 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0123)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1764.