Commemorative commission; established to recommend monument to honor contributions of women. (SJ11)

Introduced By

Sen. Walter Stosch (R-Glen Allen)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Commemorative commission; honoring the contributions of the women of Virginia with a memorial on the grounds of Capitol Square. Establishes a commemorative commission consisting of the Governor, the Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Rules, the Speaker of the House of Delegates, representatives from the Senate and the House of Delegates, the Clerk of the Senate, the Clerk of the House of Delegates, and nonlegislative citizen members. The Secretary of Administration or his designee, the Librarian of Virginia or her designee, the Executive Director of the Capitol Square Preservation Council, and the Executive Director of the Virginia Capitol Foundation shall serve ex officio with nonvoting privileges. The Commission shall determine and recommend to the General Assembly an appropriate monument in Capitol Square to commemorate the contributions of the women of Virginia. The Commission shall seek private funding for the operation and support of the Commission and the erection of an appropriate monument. The costs of implementation of the Commission, its work, and the compensation and reimbursement of members shall be borne by the Commission from such private funds as it may acquire to cover the costs of its operation and work. Until completion of the Commission's work or the erection of the monument, whichever occurs later, the Commission shall report annually by December 1, the status of its work, including any findings and recommendations, to the General Assembly, beginning on December 1, 2010. Read the Bill »


03/14/2010: Passed the Senate


12/18/2009Prefiled and laid on Clerk's desk; offered 01/13/10 10100200D
12/18/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100200D
12/18/2009Referred to Committee on Rules
01/18/2010Assigned Rules sub: Studies
01/18/2010Assigned Rules sub: #1
02/12/2010Reported from Rules with amendment
02/15/2010Reading waived (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/16/2010Read second time
02/16/2010Reading of amendment waived
02/16/2010Committee amendment agreed to
02/16/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended SJ11E
02/16/2010Reading waived (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/16/2010Printed as engrossed 10100200D-E
02/18/2010Placed on Calendar
02/18/2010Read first time
02/18/2010Referred to Committee on Rules
03/01/2010Assigned Rules sub: #3 Studies
03/02/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 0-N)
03/04/2010Reported from Rules with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Taken up
03/09/2010Committee amendments agreed to
03/09/2010Passed by for the day
03/10/2010Taken up
03/10/2010Engrossed by House as amended
03/10/2010Agreed to by House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
03/10/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/11/2010House amendments agreed to by Senate by voice vote
03/14/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ11ER)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.