HB 1696 Filling vacancies in the United States Senate.
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Summary as introduced:

Filling vacancies in the United States Senate. Removes the language limiting the date at which a special election can be held to fill a vacancy occurring in the representation of the Commonwealth in the United States Senate. The bill also removes the authority of the Governor to make a temporary appointment to fill such a vacancy. The bill allows the Governor to immediately issue a writ to call an election upon receipt of written notification by a Senator or Senator-elect of his resignation and makes such resignation irrevocable after the date stated by him for his resignation or after the forty-fifth day before the date set for the special election.

Full text:
01/06/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101077D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/06/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101077D
01/06/17  House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/11/17  House: Assigned P & E sub: Campaigns
01/19/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 2-N)
01/20/17  House: Reported from Privileges and Elections (14-Y 7-N)
01/23/17  House: Read first time
01/24/17  House: Read second time and engrossed
01/25/17  House: Read third time and passed House (64-Y 34-N)
01/25/17  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (64-Y 34-N)
01/26/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/14/17  Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections (8-Y 6-N)
02/16/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/17/17  Senate: Read third time
02/17/17  Senate: Defeated by Senate (20-Y 20-N)
02/17/17  Senate: Chair votes No