Occoquan, Town of; new charter, previous charter repealed except section 2. (SB97)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patrons Del. Briana Sewell (D-Prince William), and Del. Luke Torian (D-Woodbridge)

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years to four years, (iv) eliminating provisions that duplicate provisions in the Code of Virginia, and (v) deleting outdated provisions.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 HB 822. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/06/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100499D
01/06/2022Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/21/2022Assigned Local Gov sub: Charters
01/31/2022Reported from Local Government (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2022Read second time and engrossed
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
02/25/2022Reported 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)
03/07/2022Enrolled
03/07/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB97ER)
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 536 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0536)

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