Native Americans of Virginia; General Assembly to support establishment of commemorative commission. (HJ680)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst), Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt), Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond), Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond), Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Summary template for LD's 8/23/93

Commemorative commission; Honoring American Indians of Virginia. Expresses the General Assembly's support for and calls upon the Governor to establish a commemorative commission to honor the life, achievements, and legacy of Virginia Indians on the grounds of Capitol Square. The commission must submit its findings and recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly no later than the first day of the next Regular Session of the General Assembly for the 2009 and 2010 interims. Read the Bill »


03/10/2009: Passed the House


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 094183676
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Rules
02/03/2009Reported from Rules with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Committee substitute printed 094198676-H1
02/06/2009Taken up
02/06/2009Committee substitute agreed to 094198676-H1
02/06/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HJ680H1
02/06/2009Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/06/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Reading waived
02/09/2009Referred to Committee on Rules
02/12/2009Assigned Rules sub: Studies
02/20/2009Reported from Rules with amendments
02/23/2009Reading waived (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Reading of amendments waived
02/24/2009Committee amendments agreed to
02/24/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/24/2009Agreed to by Senate with amendments by voice vote
02/25/2009Placed on Calendar
02/26/2009Senate amendments agreed to by House (94-Y 0-N)
02/26/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2009Introduced bill reprinted 094198676
03/10/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ680ER)


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 35 seconds.