Bill Text: VA SB1194 | 2019 | Regular Session | Enrolled


Bill Title: Richmond, City of; restrictions on activities of former officers and employees.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Enrolled) 2019-02-14 - Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 21, 2019 [SB1194 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-SB1194-Enrolled.html

VIRGINIA ACTS OF ASSEMBLY -- CHAPTER
An Act to amend and reenact §15.2-1408 of the Code of Virginia, relating to restrictions on activities of former officers and employees; City of Richmond.
[S 1194]
Approved

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That §15.2-1408 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§15.2-1408. Restrictions on activities of former officers and employees by certain counties and cities.

A. The term "officer or employee," as used in this section, includes members of local governing bodies, county or city officers and employees, and individuals who receive monetary compensation for service on or employment by agencies, boards, authorities, sanitary districts, commissions, committees, and task forces appointed by the local governing body.

B. In the Counties of Bedford, Fauquier, James City, Pittsylvania, and Stafford, and the Cities of Charlottesville and Virginia Beach, the governing body, by ordinance, may prohibit former officers and employees, for one year after their terms of office have ended or employment ceased, from providing personal and substantial assistance for remuneration of any kind to any party, in connection with any proceeding, application, case, contract, or other particular matter involving the county or city or an agency thereof, if that matter is one in which the former officer or employee participated personally and substantially as a county or city officer or employee through decision, approval, or recommendation.

The term "officer or employee," as used in this section, includes members of local governing bodies, county or city officers and employees, and individuals who receive monetary compensation for service on or employment by agencies, boards, authorities, sanitary districts, commissions, committees, and task forces appointed by the local governing body.

C. In the City of Richmond, the governing body, by ordinance, may prohibit former officers and employees, for one year after their terms of office have ended or employment has ceased, from representing a client or acting in a representative capacity on behalf of any person or group, for compensation, on matters related to ordinances, contracts, proceedings, applications, cases, or other matters of any nature involving any agency, department, or office of local government in which the former officer or employee served or was employed during the one-year period immediately prior to the termination of employment or service. This prohibition shall be in addition to any other prohibition that may be provided by law.

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