Commercial use of State seals; State Treasurer to mint gold, etc., coins for commemorative use. (HB2236)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Commercial use of seals of the Commonwealth.  Authorizes the Governor to direct the State Treasurer to cause to be minted gold, platinum and silver coins for commemorative use that bear the seals of the Commonwealth, a picture of George Washington or other Virginia-born President of the United States, or any combination thereof. The bill provides that any such coins shall be known as "Ginnies." Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100979D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/01/2011Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
02/01/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/03/2011Reported from General Laws with amendment (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2236)
02/06/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Read second time
02/07/2011Committee amendment agreed to
02/07/2011Engrossed by House as amended HB2236E
02/07/2011Printed as engrossed 11100979D-E
02/08/2011Read third time and passed House (91-Y 8-N)
02/08/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (91-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2011Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/11/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2236E)
02/16/2011Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Read third time
02/21/2011Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2236ER)
02/26/2011Signed by Speaker
02/28/2011Signed by President
03/28/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 755 (effective 7/1/11)
03/28/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0755)
03/29/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2236ER)


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 20 seconds.