Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation; created. (SB893)

Introduced By

Sen. William Wampler (R-Bristol)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation.  Creates the Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation to replace the Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Commission, which will cease to exist on July 1, 2011. The bill sets out the membership and powers and duties of the Foundation. The bill provides that the Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation is the successor in interest to the Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Commission, and further provides that members of the Commission serving terms shall continue their terms as members of the board of trustees of the Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103563D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee on Rules
01/21/2011Assigned Rules sub: #1
01/24/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB893)
01/28/2011Reported from Rules (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2011Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2011Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Rules
02/17/2011Reported from Rules with amendments (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Read second time
02/22/2011Read third time
02/22/2011Committee amendments agreed to
02/22/2011Engrossed by House as amended
02/22/2011Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/22/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011House amendments agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB893ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/25/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 521 (effective 7/1/11)
03/25/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0521)
03/29/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB893ER)


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 50 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2010.