HJ 641 Constitutional amendment (first resolution); succession office of Gov.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Constitutional amendment (first resolution); succession to the office of Governor. Expands the list of successors to the office of Governor that presently includes the Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, and Speaker of the House of Delegates, in case of an emergency or enemy attack that prevents the House of Delegates from meeting to elect a governor. The successors would include successor speakers, the President pro tempore of the Senate, and the majority leader of the Senate. The successor would be Acting Governor until the House of Delegates convened to elect a Governor.The amendment also includes authority for the General Assembly, by law, to provide for a waiver of certain eligibility requirements for the Attorney General and Speaker to succeed to the office of Governor in the event of an emergency or enemy attack upon the soil of Virginia.

Full text:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/08/03 036814211  pdf
02/01/03  House: Committee substitute printed 035131211-H1  pdf
03/03/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ641ER)  pdf
03/31/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0959)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/08/03 036814211
01/08/03  House: Referred to Committee on Rules
01/20/03  House: Reported from Rules with amendments (16-Y 1-N)
01/22/03  House: Passed by for the day
01/23/03  House: Motion to refer to committee agreed to
01/23/03  House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/31/03  House: Tabled in Privileges & Elections (14-Y 7-N)
01/31/03  House: Reconsidered by Privileges and Elections
01/31/03  House: Reported from P. & E. w/substitute (22-Y 0-N)
02/01/03  House: Committee substitute printed 035131211-H1
02/03/03  House: Taken up
02/03/03  House: Committee substitute agreed to 035131211-H1
02/03/03  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute 035131211-H1
02/03/03  House: Agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
02/03/03  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N)
02/03/03  House: Communicated to Senate
02/04/03  Senate: Reading waived
02/04/03  Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/11/03  Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections (14-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/13/03  Senate: Read second time
02/14/03  Senate: Read third time and agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)
02/14/03  Senate: VOTE: AGREE TO (37-Y 0-N)
03/03/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ641ER)
03/05/03  House: Enrolled
03/05/03  House: Signed by Speaker
03/06/03  Senate: Signed by President
03/24/03  House: Assigned Chapter 959 (effective 7/1/02)
03/31/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0959)