Bristol, City of; amending charter, election of councilmembers, etc. (HB556)

Introduced By

Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Charter; City of Bristol; election of councilmembers; city manager; chief financial officer monthly statement for presentation. Changes the date of elections in the City of Bristol from May to November and the start of terms from July to January. The bill clarifies the term inaugural or organizational meeting and changes meeting dates that referred to July to January. The bill changes the expiration dates and references to filling vacancies of other boards from June to December and July to January. The bill provides that the city manager's term commences at the inaugural or organizational meeting and changes the term expiration from June to December of the same calendar year. The bill provides that the chief financial officer's statement for presentation to the council by the city manager is to be submitted either no later than the twenty-fifth day of each month or as soon as practicable thereafter. The bill updates the term "councilman" to "councilmember" in the charter. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Committee
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102710D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/24/2022Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
01/28/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
02/04/2022Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2022Read first time
02/09/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2022Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/10/2022VOTE: Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2022Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/17/2022Assigned Local Gov sub: Charters
02/28/2022Reported from Local Government (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Read third time
03/02/2022Passed by temporarily
03/02/2022Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2022Enrolled
03/07/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB556ER)
03/08/2022Signed by Speaker
03/08/2022Signed by President
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/07/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 143 (effective 7/1/22)
04/07/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0143)

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