2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Floor Request)

Floor Action: Rejected

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Chief Patron: Surovell
Dept. Legis. Serv. - Voting Rights Act (language only)

Item 1 #4h

Item 1 #4h

Legislative Department
General Assembly of Virginia

Page 10, after line 22, insert:
"Q. There will be no appropriation from the General Fund for the General Assembly to provide legal support, or hire outside counsel, to a sitting member of the General Assembly, the House of Delegates, or the State Senate in any action in state or federal court relating to the legality of legislative districts under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)