Martinsville, City of; approval of voters before city can revert to town status, sunset provision. (HB173)

Introduced By

Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


City of Martinsville; city reversion. Requires approval from the City of Martinsville voters before the city can revert to town status. The bill has an expiration date of July 1, 2026. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102621D
01/10/2022Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/18/2022Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2
01/27/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/27/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 3-N)
01/28/2022Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendment(s) (14-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2022Read first time
02/02/2022Passed by for the day
02/03/2022Read second time
02/03/2022Committee amendment agreed to
02/03/2022Engrossed by House as amended HB173E
02/03/2022Printed as engrossed 22102621D-E
02/04/2022Read third time and passed House (82-Y 18-N)
02/04/2022VOTE: Passage (82-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2022Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/21/2022Reported from Local Government with amendment (10-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2022Read third time
02/23/2022Reading of amendment waived
02/23/2022Committee amendment agreed to
02/23/2022Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/23/2022Passed Senate with amendment (29-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2022Senate amendment agreed to by House (85-Y 13-N)
02/25/2022VOTE: Adoption (85-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB173ER)
03/01/2022Signed by Speaker
03/02/2022Signed by President
03/11/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2022
03/11/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/08/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 220 (effective 7/1/22)
04/08/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0220)

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