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Flood of bill signings from @GovernorVA this weekend, due to 30-day deadline from end of session. Seems like a good time for a how-a-bill-becomes-a-law #ExecutiveBranch #thread !
#VAGovernor handles bills according to Article 5, Section 6 of VA Constitution (link below for fun #quarantine reading)
#VAConstitution lays out 2 deadlines (roughly) for #VAGovernor: 7 days if he gets the bill during legislative session, 30 days if he gets them after. We're now on 2nd deadline
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I am seeing a lot of stuff about succession for #VAGovernor mess. Most of it is misleading. What's the order of succession if one or more resign? Well, it depends on timing, plus interpretation of #VAConstitution & other laws 1/12
If Northam resigns, the VA Constitution is fairly clear: he would be replaced by Lt Gov (currently Fairfax) for full term. 2/12 Image
What if Lt. Gov office is vacant when Gov resigns (say, if Lt Gov resigns too)? I've seen reports that Senate President Pro Tempore takes his place. This is currently Republican Senator Stephen Newman 3/12
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