Bicentennial of American War of 1812 Commission and Fund; created, report. (SB383)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Martin (R-Chesterfield)


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 11 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


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088227268
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
01/11/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB383)
01/15/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB383)
01/25/2008Committee substitute printed 087307268-S1
01/25/2008Reported from Rules with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2008Rereferred to Finance
01/28/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB383S1)
01/30/2008Reported from Finance with amendment (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2008Read second time
02/01/2008Reading of substitute waived
02/01/2008Committee substitute agreed to 087307268-S1
02/01/2008Reading of amendment waived
02/01/2008Committee amendment agreed to
02/01/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB383ES1
02/01/2008Printed as engrossed 087307268-ES1
02/04/2008Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2008Communicated to House
02/05/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB383ES1)
02/11/2008Placed on Calendar
02/11/2008Read first time
02/11/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
02/19/2008Reported from Rules with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2008Read second time
02/22/2008Read third time
02/22/2008Committee amendment agreed to
02/22/2008Engrossed by House as amended
02/22/2008Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (94-Y 0-N)
02/22/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (94-Y 0-N)
02/26/2008House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB383ER)
02/27/2008Signed by Speaker
02/28/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB383ER)
02/28/2008Signed by President
03/05/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 409 (effective 7/1/08)
03/14/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0409)