Portsmouth, City of; amending charter, city council, noninterference. (SB58)

Introduced By

Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charter; City of Portsmouth; city council; noninterference. Provides that any member of the Portsmouth City Council who violates certain charter provisions related to noninterference in appointments or removals of officers and employees of the city, upon motion of another member of the City Council and a majority vote of all members of the City Council, shall be subject to public censure and a fine not to exceed $100. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/01/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101373D
01/01/2022Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/21/2022Assigned Local Gov sub: Charters
01/24/2022Senate subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/31/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/31/2022Reported from Local Government with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2022Read second time
02/02/2022Reading of amendments waived
02/02/2022Committee amendments agreed to
02/02/2022Engrossed by Senate as amended SB58E
02/02/2022Printed as engrossed 22101373D-E
02/03/2022Read 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
02/28/2022Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2
03/04/2022Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (13-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022Read second time
03/09/2022Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to (52-Y 46-N)
03/09/2022VOTE: Agree To (52-Y 46-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2022Rereferred to Counties, Cities and Towns
03/10/2022Left in Counties, Cities and Towns