Executive branch boards and councils, certain; staggering of terms, etc. (HB490)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certain executive branch boards and councils; staggering of terms; membership; name change.  Provides for the staggering of terms for the membership of the Modeling and Simulation Advisory Council, the Asian Advisory Board, and the State Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board. The bill also reduces the membership of the Board of Trustees of the Virginia Museum of Natural History from 25 to 15. The bill also changes the name of the Council on the Status of Women to the Council on Women and adds certain duties. The bill also changes the membership of the Virginia Offshore Wind Development Authority and reduces its number from 11 to nine. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103738D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/13/2012Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
01/17/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB490)
01/24/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/26/2012Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2012Committee substitute printed 12104744D-H1
01/30/2012Read first time
01/31/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB490H1)
01/31/2012Read second time
01/31/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104744D-H1
01/31/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB490H1
02/01/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/01/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/20/2012Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Read third time
02/23/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB490ER)
02/29/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB490ER)
02/29/2012Signed by Speaker
03/01/2012Signed by President
04/04/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 502 (effective 7/1/12)
04/04/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0502)


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.