Vienna, Town of; amending charter, election and term dates. (SB377)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charter; Town of Vienna; elections; dates and terms. Changes the date of elections for the mayor and all councilmen from May 2022 to November 2023, with the accompanying start date changed to the first day of January 2024 and end date changed to the last day of December 2025. Starting in 2025, the bill changes the date for all subsequent elections to November, with the start date as the first day of January of the next year, and sets the term length for each councilman and mayor to two years. This bill is identical to HB 700. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102149D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/28/2022Assigned Local Gov sub: Charters
02/07/2022Reported from Local Government (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2022Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2022Placed on Calendar
02/21/2022Read first time
02/21/2022Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/25/2022Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2022Read second time
03/02/2022Read third time
03/02/2022Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
03/02/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB377ER)
03/08/2022Signed by President
03/08/2022Signed by Speaker
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
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 515 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0515)