HB 1579 Charter; City of Newport News.
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Summary:
Charter; City of Newport News. Changes from at-large councilmanic elections to (i) election of the mayor at large rather than selection by council from its members and (ii) election of members of council from wards. The bill also provides for elections to fill vacancies in such offices to be held at any general election rather than only at general councilmanic elections.

Full text:
01/11/95  House: Presented & ordered printed w/emg. clause LD8557178  pdf
01/31/95  House: Printed as engrossed LD8557178-E  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
01/11/95  House: Presented & ordered printed w/emg. clause LD8557178
01/12/95  House: Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/18/95  House: Assigned to C. C. T. sub-committee: 3
01/27/95  House: Reported from Count., Cities and Towns (22-Y 0-N)
01/30/95  House: Read first time
01/31/95  House: Read second time
01/31/95  House: Floor amendment agreed to (Crittenden)
01/31/95  House: Emergency clause deleted
01/31/95  House: Engrossed by House as amended (65-Y 27-N)
01/31/95  House: VOTE: ENGROSSMENT (65-Y 27-N)
01/31/95  House: Printed as engrossed LD8557178-E
02/01/95  House: Read third time and defeated by House (66-Y 28-N)
02/01/95  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (66-Y 28-N)
02/01/95  House: (Charter bill passage requires 2/3 vote)