The Road to Revolution; expands potential for sites on state heritage trail. (HB1185)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville) with support from 16 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville), Del. John A. Cox (R-Ashland), Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston), Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington), Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond), Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale), Del. Ed Scott (R-Culpeper), Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News), Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond), Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


The Road to Revolution.  Expands the potential for sites on The Road to Revolution state heritage trail from those celebrating Patrick Henry and his role in liberating Virginia from Colonial rule to all those significant to men and women who played a role in liberating Virginia and establishing the United States of America. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/18/2012Presented and ordered printed 12104167D
01/18/2012Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/27/2012Assigned Transportation sub: #3
01/30/2012Impact statement from VDOT (HB1185)
01/31/2012Impact statement from VDOT (HB1185)
02/02/2012Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2012Read first time
02/06/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/07/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2012Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/15/2012Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Read third time
02/20/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1185ER)
02/23/2012Impact statement from VDOT (HB1185ER)
02/23/2012Signed by Speaker
02/23/2012Signed by President
03/07/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 154 (effective 7/1/12)
03/07/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0154)


This bill mentions Leatherwood, Brookneal, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden Sydney, Hampden Sydney, St. John's Church, Richmond, Richmond, Mechanicsville, Studley, Hanover, Hanover, Scotchtown, Beaverdam.


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 1 minute.