VA HB2497 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Passed on March 19 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-03-19 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0633)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

Summary

Charter; City of Bristol. Amends the charter for the City of Bristol. Changes to the charter (i) update provisions related to special meeting notices and notices related to removal by city council of certain appointees, (ii) clarify the description of the city manager and state that employees of the police department and fire department are among those employees that may be removed by the city manager, (iii) update the responsibilities of the city manager and chief of police regarding certain police department complaints, (iv) set forth financial policies to be adopted by the finance department, (v) specify certain personnel department oversight duties, (vi) rename the planning department as the community development department, (vii) create the position of environs control official, (viii) set out the duties of the transportation planner, (ix) alter the terms of the city planning commission, and (x) reference the existing BVU Authority Board. The bill contains technical amendments.

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Title

Bristol, City of; amending charter, city powers, council meetings, etc.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-02-15 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-14 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-12 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Local Government (13-Y 0-N) (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-05 - House - House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (Y: 99 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-01-31 - House - House: Reported from Rules with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (Y: 16 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-03-19 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0633)
2019-03-19 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 633 (effective 7/1/19)
2019-02-27 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
2019-02-27HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 27, 2019
2019-02-20SenateSigned by President
2019-02-20HouseSigned by Speaker
2019-02-20HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB2497ER)
2019-02-20HouseEnrolled
2019-02-15SenatePassed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
2019-02-15SenateRead third time
2019-02-14SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2019-02-12SenateReported from Local Government (13-Y 0-N)
2019-02-06SenateReferred to Committee on Local Government
2019-02-06SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2019-02-05HouseVOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
2019-02-05HouseRead third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
2019-02-04HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute HB2497H1
2019-02-04HouseCommittee substitute agreed to 19105337D-H1
2019-02-04HouseRead second time
2019-02-03HouseRead first time
2019-01-31HouseCommittee substitute printed 19105337D-H1
2019-01-31HouseReported from Rules with substitute (16-Y 0-N)
2019-01-09HouseReferred to Committee on Rules
2019-01-09HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19104003D

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