Vietnam Human Rights Day. (HB2594)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Hull (D-Falls Church) with support from 21 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon), Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington), Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Chuck Caputo (D-Oak Hill), Del. Al Eisenberg (D-Arlington), Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria), Del. Frank Hall (D-Richmond), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas), Del. Bobby Mathieson (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Ken Melvin (D-Portsmouth), Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. David Poisson (D-Sterling), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Del. Steve Shannon (D-Vienna), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke), Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Vietnam Human Rights Day. Designates the 11th day of May of each year as Vietnam Human Rights Day in support of efforts by the Non-Violent Movement for Human Rights in Vietnam to achieve freedom and human rights for the people of Vietnam. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/22/2009Presented and ordered printed 098833552
01/22/2009Referred to Committee on Rules
02/03/2009Reported from Rules (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Read first time
02/06/2009Read second time
02/06/2009Engrossed by House
02/08/2009Passed by for the day
02/09/2009Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
02/09/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2009Referred to Committee on Rules
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Rules
02/20/2009Reported from Rules (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2009Enrolled
02/28/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2594ER)
02/28/2009Signed by Speaker
02/28/2009Signed by President
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 489 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0489)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 30 seconds.