George Washington's birthday; Department of Education to provide schools information thereon. (HB2837)

Introduced By

Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon) with support from 12 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Vince Callahan (R-McLean), Del. Chuck Caputo (D-Oak Hill), Del. Bob Hull (D-Falls Church), Del. Brian Moran (D-Alexandria), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke), Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Public education; George Washington's birthday. Requires that George Washington's birthday be observed each year on or around February 22 by every student and teacher through an edifying lesson or program, or distributed materials about George Washington. Read the Bill »

Status

03/08/2007: signed by governor

History

DateAction
01/10/2007Committee
01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 074330212
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2007Read first time
01/19/2007Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2007Motion to refer to committee agreed to
01/22/2007Referred to Committee on Rules
01/26/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2837)
02/01/2007Committee substitute printed 072380212-H1
02/01/2007Read first time
02/02/2007Read second time
02/02/2007Committee substitute agreed to 072380212-H1
02/02/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2837H1
02/02/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2837H1)
02/03/2007Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/03/2007Communicated to Senate
02/05/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2007Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/09/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/09/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2007Read third time
02/12/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2007Enrolled
02/16/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2837ER)
02/16/2007Signed by Speaker
02/19/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2837ER)
02/19/2007Signed by President
03/08/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 132 (effective 7/1/07)
03/14/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0132)