General Assembly; annual verification of member's legal residence within electoral district. (HB1518)

Introduced By

Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

General Assembly; annual verification of member's legal residence within electoral district. Requires each member of the General Assembly to annually submit a certification of his legal residence to the clerk of the house in which he serves, signed by the member under penalty of perjury to be true and correct. The bill requires the clerk of each house to verify that the address provided on the certification is within the district that the member was most recently elected to represent. Any member who is found to not be a resident of the district that he was most recently elected to represent shall, in accordance with Article IV, Section 4 of the Constitution of Virginia, vacate his office. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/04/2023Committee
01/04/2023Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23101939D
01/04/2023Referred to Committee on Rules
01/13/2023Impact statement from DPB (HB1518)
02/07/2023Left in Rules