Vacancies in elected local offices; interim appointments, notice requirement. (HB69)

Introduced By

Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Vacancies in elected local offices; interim appointments; notice requirement. Requires the local governing body or elected school board making an interim appointment to fill a vacancy in the membership of such body or board to hold a public meeting at least seven days prior to making such appointment. The bill specifies that at such meeting, the body or board shall announce the names of all persons being proposed for the interim appointment and shall make available for inspection each person's resume and any other materials required by the body or board. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/22/2023Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24101325D
12/22/2023Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/11/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB69)
01/26/2024Assigned P & E sub: Election Administration
01/29/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 1-N)
02/02/2024Reported from Privileges and Elections (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2024Read first time
02/07/2024Read second time and engrossed
02/08/2024Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/2024VOTE: Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2024Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/20/2024Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2024Read third time
02/23/2024Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB69ER)
02/28/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB69ER)
02/28/2024Signed by Speaker
03/02/2024Signed by President
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
03/28/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 168 (effective 7/1/24)
03/28/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0168)

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