2017 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Marshall R.
Restriction on Expenditures to Implement Local Ordinances or Policies (language only)

Item 4-5.04 #1h

Item 4-5.04 #1h

Special Conditions and Restrictions on Expenditures
Goods and Services


Page 561, after line 23, insert:

"m. ADHERENCE TO THE CONSTITUTION: A political subdivision of the Commonwealth, including, but not limited to, a locality, school board or other instrumentality, shall not spend monies, from whatever source received, for the purpose of implementing an ordinance or policy that deviates from the explicit text of the first paragraph of Article I, Section 11 of the Constitution of Virginia."


(This amendment prohibits political subdivisions of the Commonwealth from expending funds to implement ordinances or policies that deviate from the text of Article I, Section 11 of the Virginia Constitution.)