Centennial of Woodrow Wilson's Presidency, Virginia Commission on; established. (SB350)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon) with support from co-patron Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Commission on the Centennial of Woodrow Wilson's Presidency.  Establishes in the legislative branch of state government a commission charged with planning, developing, and implementing statewide appropriate programs and activities to commemorate the centennial of Woodrow Wilson's election and presidency from 1912 to 1921.  The Commission will be composed of 11 members consisting of legislative and nonlegislative citizen members, and is authorized to appoint an advisory council to assist it with its work. The Advisory Council will be composed of persons who have knowledge and expertise concerning the life, scholarship, elections, and presidency of Woodrow Wilson, and the historical significance of his presidency on the American presidency, scholarship, international and domestic relations, and political and social systems. Members of the Advisory Council must be residents of Virginia and must agree to serve in a voluntary capacity without compensation or reimbursement. The Commission must submit an executive summary of its work and findings to the Governor and General Assembly annually. The Commission will expire on July 1, 2014.

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Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102081D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Rules
01/18/2010Assigned Rules sub: Studies
01/19/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB350)
02/12/2010Reported from Rules with substitute (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2010Committee substitute printed 10105068D-S1
02/15/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB350S1)
02/16/2010Read second time
02/16/2010Reading of substitute waived
02/16/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105068D-S1
02/16/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB350S1
02/16/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Placed on Calendar
02/17/2010Read first time
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on Rules
03/01/2010Assigned Rules sub: #3 Studies
03/02/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
03/04/2010Reported from Rules (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2010Read second time
03/09/2010Read third time
03/09/2010Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
03/09/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/13/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB350ER)
03/14/2010Signed by Speaker
03/15/2010Signed by President
03/16/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB350ER)
03/18/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB350ER)
04/12/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 667 (effective 7/1/10)
04/12/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0667)


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 45 seconds.