Occoquan, Town of; new charter, previous charter repealed except section 2. (HB822)

Introduced By

Del. Luke Torian (D-Woodbridge) with support from co-patron Del. Michelle Maldonado (D-Manassas)

Progress

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

Description

Charter; Town of Occoquan. Establishes a new charter for the Town of Occoquan in Prince William County and repeals the current charter, which was created in 1930. The proposed charter sets out the organization of the town's government and contains powers typically granted to towns. Changes from the current charter include (i) updating the description of the Town's boundary, (ii) changing the election dates for councilmembers and the mayor from May to November, (iii) changing the mayor's and councilmembers' terms of office from two years to four years, (iv) eliminating provisions that duplicate provisions in the Code of Virginia, and (v) deleting outdated provisions. This bill is identical to SB 97. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/12/2022Committee
01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102447D
01/12/2022Referred 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
02/21/2022Reported from Local Government (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2022Read third time
02/23/2022Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2022Enrolled
02/25/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB822ER)
02/25/2022Signed by Speaker
02/25/2022Signed 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
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 537 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0537)

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