Bicentennial of American War of 1812 Commission and Fund; created, report. (HB1391)

Introduced By

Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Bicentennial of the American War of 1812 Commission. Establishes the Virginia Bicentennial of the American War of 1812 Commission to prepare for and commemorate the 200th anniversary of the war. Composed of 12 members, the Commission is authorized to plan commemorative events and activities, encourage research to promote historical literacy and understanding of the war, and support organizations throughout the state as they plan commemorative events. A special nonreverting fund is established to support the Commission's activities. The Commission expires July 1, 2015. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2008Presented and ordered printed 087306476
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
01/15/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1391)
01/22/2008Reported from Rules (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2008Read first time
01/24/2008Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/25/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2008Communicated to Senate
01/28/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
03/03/2008Reported from Rules (13-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Read third time
03/04/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/06/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1391ER)
03/06/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1391ER)
03/06/2008Signed by Speaker
03/09/2008Signed by President
03/27/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 740 (effective 7/1/08)