Richlands Coal Miners' Memorial in Tazewell County; designating as official Coal Miners' Memorial. (HB2278)

Introduced By

Del. Danny Bowling (D-Oakwood) with support from co-patron Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Official emblems and designations; Coal Miners' Memorial.  Designates the Richland Coal Miners' Memorial located in Tazewell County as the official Coal Miners' Memorial of the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 092322300
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Rules
01/27/2009Reported from Rules (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2009Read first time
01/30/2009Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/02/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/02/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/02/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/05/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2278)
02/11/2009Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2009Read third time
02/16/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2278ER)
02/18/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2278ER)
02/18/2009Signed by Speaker
02/18/2009Signed by President
02/26/2009Governor's recommendation received by House
02/26/2009Placed on Calendar
02/27/2009House concurred in Governor's recommendation (98-Y 0-N)
02/27/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2009Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2009G Governor's recommendation adopted
02/28/2009Reenrolled bill text (HB2278ER2)
02/28/2009Signed by President as reenrolled
02/28/2009Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
02/28/2009Enacted, Chapter 145 (effective 7/1/09)
02/28/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0145)
03/03/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0146)
03/03/2009Enacted, Chapter 145 (effective 7/1/09)
03/03/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0145)
03/03/2009Reenrolled bill text (HB2278ER2)
03/04/2009Signed by President as reenrolled
03/06/2009Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
03/06/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0145)
03/06/2009Enacted, Chapter 145 (effective 7/1/09)
03/09/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2278ER2)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.