Indians, Council on; changes membership thereof, report. (SB1136)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Council on Indians. Changes the membership of the Council on Indians to consist of the chiefs of the Virginia tribes officially recognized by the Commonwealth. Currently the membership includes legislative members. The bill also (i) provides for the chair and vice-chair to be elected from the membership annually, (ii) authorizes each tribal chief to appoint a designee to serve as his representative at meetings and other activities of the Council. In addition, the bill provides that it shall be the policy of the Commonwealth to recognize the sovereignty of Virginia tribes officially recognized by the Commonwealth and to operate with such tribes on a sovereign-to-sovereign basis. Read the Bill »


04/04/2007: enacted


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 071998129
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/16/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1136)
02/01/2007Committee substitute printed 071579726-S1
02/02/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1136S1)
02/02/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2007Committee substitute agreed to 071579726-S1
02/05/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1136S1
02/06/2007Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2007Communicated to House
02/07/2007Placed on Calendar
02/07/2007Read first time
02/07/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/08/2007Assigned GL sub: #4 Prof./Occup./Admin. (Cosgrove)
02/15/2007Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2007Committee substitute printed 070948276-H1
02/19/2007Read second time
02/20/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1136H1)
02/20/2007Read third time
02/20/2007Committee substitute agreed to 070948276-H1
02/20/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1136H1
02/20/2007Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2007House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1136ER)
03/08/2007Signed by Speaker
03/11/2007Signed by President
03/19/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1136ER)
03/26/2007Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/03/2007Placed on Calendar
04/04/2007Enacted, Chapter (effective 7/1/07)
04/04/2007House concurred in Governor's recommendation (96-Y 0-N)
04/04/2007G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/04/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/04/2007Reenrolled bill text (SB1136ER2)
04/04/2007Signed by President as reenrolled
04/04/2007Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/04/2007Enacted, Chapter 915 (effective 7/1/07)
04/11/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0915)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2876.