2009 Regular Session


File Code: Elections
Sponsored By:
Delegates Ali, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Ivey, Manno, McComas, Montgomery, Reznik, Shewell, Stukes, and Valderrama
Special Election for US Senate Vacancies Act


Altering the process for filling a vacancy in the office of United States Senator; repealing the authority of the Governor to make an appointment to fill a vacancy in the office of United States Senator and requiring the Governor to issue a proclamation for a special election to fill the vacancy under specified circumstances; authorizing the Governor to fill a vacancy in the office of United States Senator temporarily under specified circumstances; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Tanya T. Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Congress, U.S
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Local Government Mandates

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Election Law
( 8-601 , 8-602 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered