SB 646 Charter; City of Alexandria.
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Charter; City of Alexandria. Grants the city authority to prohibit or regulate the possession of an opened alcoholic beverage container in a public or private street, parking lot or park that is accessible to the public and in a motor vehicle whether or not moving, on such ways and places. Other charter amendments (i) authorize the city to use local funds to assist low and moderate income households in leasing or acquiring dwellings or dwelling units, (ii) authorize the city to acquire dwellings or dwelling units and lease or sell such properties to low or moderate income persons or to nonprofit organizations whose principal purpose is to furnish housing to such persons, (iii) allow greater flexibility in establishing income guidelines to be used in determining eligibility for homeownership assistance, (iv) strike the prohibition that administrative assistants for council members or the mayor cannot aid any member in a Virginia election, (v) replace detailed notice and hearing provisions regarding adoption or amendment of the city's master plan with the requirement that a public hearing be held, (vi) provide that any city land use ordinance adopted, or other land use action taken, shall not be declared invalid due to failure to give notice as required by general law so long as the notice complied with applicable city law and that this amendment shall not affect litigation concluded or pending on April 1, 1995, and (vii) require that the names of candidates for city council be placed on the ballot in accordance with general law.

Full text:
01/11/95  Senate: Presented & ordered printed w/emg clause LD1784625  pdf
01/26/95  Senate: Printed as engrossed LD1784625-E  pdf
03/07/95  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB646ER)  pdf
04/11/95  Senate: Reenrolled bill text (SB646ER)  pdf
04/17/95  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0782)  pdf

House amendments
Senate amendments
Governor's recommendation

01/11/95  Senate: Presented & ordered printed w/emg clause LD1784625
01/11/95  Senate: Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/12/95  Senate: Assigned to L. G. sub-committee: Charter
01/24/95  Senate: Reported from Local Government w/amds. (15-Y 0-N)
01/25/95  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/25/95  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (39-Y 0-N)
01/26/95  Senate: Read second time
01/26/95  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
01/26/95  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
01/26/95  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
01/26/95  Senate: Printed as engrossed LD1784625-E
01/27/95  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
01/27/95  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (39-Y 0-N)
01/27/95  Senate: Communicated to House
01/30/95  House: Placed on Calendar
01/31/95  House: Read first time
01/31/95  House: Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/15/95  House: Assigned to C. C. T. sub-committee: 3
02/17/95  House: Reported from C. C. T. with amendments (22-Y 0-N)
02/20/95  House: Read second time
02/21/95  House: Read third time
02/21/95  House: Committee amendments agreed to
02/21/95  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/21/95  House: Passed House with amendments (99-Y 1-N)
02/21/95  House: VOTE: PASSAGE EMERGENCY (99-Y 1-N)
02/23/95  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/23/95  Senate: House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/23/95  Senate: VOTE: CONCUR HOUSE AMENDMENT (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/95  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB646ER)
03/14/95  Senate: Enrolled
03/14/95  Senate: Signed by President
03/16/95  House: Signed by Speaker
03/27/95  Senate: Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/05/95  Senate: Senate concurred in Gov's recommendation (40-Y 0-N)
04/05/95  Senate: VOTE: ADOPT GOV. RECOMMEND. (40-Y 0-N)
04/06/95  Senate: Title replaced
04/06/95  House: House concurred in Gov's recommendation (100-Y 0-N)
04/06/95  House: VOTE: ADOPTION EMERGENCY (100-Y 0-N)
04/06/95  Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
04/06/95  Senate: Reenrolled
04/06/95  House: Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/06/95  Senate: Signed by President as reenrolled
04/06/95  House: Enacted, Chapter 782 (effective 4/6/95)
04/11/95  Senate: Reenrolled bill text (SB646ER)
04/17/95  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0782)