Elections; removal of officers, recall elections, petition for recall. (HB972)

Introduced By

Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church) with support from co-patrons Del. Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Michelle Maldonado (D-Manassas), Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun), and Irene Shin (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; removal of officers; recall elections; petition. Provides for the removal of certain elected officers and officers appointed to elected offices by recall referendum. The bill requires a petition for recall be signed by 30 percent of the total number of votes cast at the last election for the office for which a recall is sought. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22104066D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/20/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB972)
02/15/2022Left in Privileges and Elections

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB495.