Civics Education, Commission on; established. (SB1453)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Commission on Civics Education. Adds one nonlegislative citizen member, who must be a student that has successfully completed the Civics curriculum in his school division, to the membership of the Commission. This bill also extends the Commission to 2015. Currently, there are no student members serving on the Commission and the Commission expires on July 1, 2010. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/20/2009Presented and ordered printed 098749293
01/20/2009Referred to Committee on Rules
01/28/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1453)
02/02/2009Assigned Rules sub: Studies
02/06/2009Reported from Rules with substitute (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Committee substitute printed 097314293-S1
02/09/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Read second time
02/10/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/10/2009Committee substitute agreed to 097314293-S1
02/10/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1453S1
02/10/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1453S1)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee on Education
02/23/2009Reported from Education with substitute (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Committee substitute printed 093427293-H1
02/24/2009Read second time
02/25/2009Passed by for the day
02/26/2009Read third time
02/26/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093427293-H1
02/26/2009Amendments by Delegate Tata agreed to
02/26/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendments SB1453H1
02/26/2009Passed House with substitute with amendments (84-Y 13-N)
02/26/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (84-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009House substitute with amendments agreed to by Senate (37-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Title replaced 093427293-H1
02/27/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1453H1)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1453ER)
03/09/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1453ER)
03/09/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/30/2009Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/07/2009Placed on Calendar
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 858 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (37-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009House concurred in Governor's recommendation (89-Y 9-N)
04/08/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (89-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/08/2009Reenrolled bill text (SB1453ER2)
04/08/2009Signed by President as reenrolled
04/08/2009Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 859 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0859)
04/14/2009Reenrolled bill text (SB1453ER2)


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 4 minutes.