Arts and cultural districts; adds Cities of Lynchburg, etc., to localities authorized to create. (SB1483)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Arts and cultural districts. Adds the City of Staunton to those localities authorized to create an arts and cultural district for the purpose of increasing awareness and support for the arts and culture in the locality. Localities may provide incentives for the support and creation of arts and cultural venues in the district. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/21/2009Presented and ordered printed 098831232
01/21/2009Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/03/2009Reported from Local Government with amendment (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Read second time
02/06/2009Reading of amendment waived
02/06/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/06/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1483E
02/06/2009Printed as engrossed 098831232-E
02/09/2009Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/16/2009Assigned CC & T sub: 1
02/18/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
02/20/2009Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Read second time
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Amendment by Delegate Fralin agreed to
02/24/2009Engrossed by House as amended
02/24/2009Passed House with amendment (98-Y 0-N)
02/24/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009House amendment agreed to by Senate (36-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1483ER)
03/10/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 300 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0300)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.