Local advisory referenda; exception to rule that prohibits referendum from being placed on ballot. (SB190)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; referenda; local advisory referenda. Provides for an exception to the rule that prohibits a referendum from being placed on the ballot unless specifically authorized by statute or by charter, allowing each locality to provide by ordinance a process for holding an advisory referendum provided such advisory referendum is placed on the ballot not more than once per calendar year. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103086D
01/10/2022Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/16/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB190)
01/17/2022Failed to report (defeated) in Local Government (7-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)