Commending Dr. William Ferguson Reid. (HJ139)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond) with support from 54 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Watkins Abbitt (I-Appomattox), Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon), Del. Ward Armstrong (D-Martinsville), Del. Mamye BaCote (D-Newport News), Del. Joe Bouchard (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Danny Bowling (D-Oakwood), Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Al Eisenberg (D-Arlington), Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria), Del. Tom Gear (R-Hampton), Del. Frank Hall (D-Richmond), Del. Algie Howell (D-Norfolk), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Bob Hull (D-Falls Church), Del. Johnny Joannou (D-Portsmouth), Del. Joseph Johnson (D-Abingdon), Del. Dwight Jones (D-Richmond), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Bobby Mathieson (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Ken Melvin (D-Portsmouth), Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk), Del. Brian Moran (D-Alexandria), Del. Joe Morrissey (I-Highland Springs), Del. Paul Nichols (D-Woodbridge), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), Del. Bud Phillips (D-Castlewood), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. David Poisson (D-Sterling), Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Lacey Putney (I-Bedford), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Del. Steve Shannon (D-Vienna), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Del. Jim Shuler (D-Blacksburg), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt), Del. Shannon Valentine (D-Lynchburg), Del. Margi Vanderhye (D-McLean), Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton), Del. Onzlee Ware (D-Roanoke), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Kenneth Alexander (D-Norfolk), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg), Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac), Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton), Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke), Sen. Henry Marsh (D-Richmond), Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond), Sen. Yvonne Miller (D-Norfolk), Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Commending Dr. William Ferguson Reid. Commends Dr. William Ferguson Reid, outstanding physician, groundbreaking civil rights activist, community leader, and former member of the Virginia General Assembly, on his exceptional service to the Commonwealth and its people. Read the Bill »


03/08/2008: Passed the House


01/08/2008Prefiled and laid on Speaker's table; offered 01/09/08 084174624
01/10/2008Introduced bill reprinted 084174624
01/11/2008Engrossed by House
01/11/2008Agreed to by House by voice vote
01/11/2008Communicated to Senate
01/14/2008Laid on Clerk's Desk
01/17/2008Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
03/08/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ139ER)


Sherry Stanley writes:

Thank you, Del. McClellan for recognizing the efforts and successes of Dr. Reid. He continues to guide us in our work in another area of social justice, equal and adequate health care for everyone. He has more political wisdom than anyone else I know; we must listen.

Lee Godfrey writes:

Dr Reid deserves this recognition.