Constitutional amendment; length of regular sessions convened in odd-numbered years. (SJ310)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield) with support from co-patron Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Constitutional amendment; length of regular sessions convened in odd-numbered years. Amends the Constitution of Virginia to provide that a regular session of the General Assembly convened in an odd-numbered year shall continue for no longer than 46 days and may be extended for a period not exceeding 14 days. Under the current constitution, a regular session convened in an odd-numbered year shall continue for no longer than 30 days and may be extended for a period not exceeding 30 days. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/18/2021Presented and ordered printed 21102274D
01/18/2021Introduced bill reprinted 21102274D
01/18/2021Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/04/2021Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendment (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/04/2021Reading waived (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2021Read second time
02/05/2021Passed by temporarily
02/05/2021Reading of amendment waived
02/05/2021Committee amendment rejected
02/05/2021Amendment by Senator Deeds agreed to
02/05/2021Engrossed by Senate as amended SJ310E
02/05/2021Printed as engrossed 21102274D-E
02/05/2021Reading waived (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2021Agreed to by Senate (23-Y 14-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/05/2021Engrossed bill reprinted 21102274D-E
02/07/2021Placed on Calendar
02/07/2021Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Privileges and Elections
02/17/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/17/2021Tabled in Privileges and Elections (17-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)

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