Occoquan, Town of; new charter, previous charter repealed except section 2.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


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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years to four years, (iv) eliminating provisions that duplicate provisions in the Code of Virginia, and (v) deleting outdated provisions.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


01/21/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Local Government Committee


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

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