Libraries; Town of Leesburg may by ordinance establish an endowment fund for supporting certain. (HB1558)

Introduced By

Del. Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local endowment for certain libraries. Provides that any locality by ordinance may establish an endowment fund for the purpose of supporting a library that is not part of the locality's public library system. The endowment may receive all gifts, grants, or contributions designated for inclusion in the endowment. No part of the endowment shall revert to the general fund of the locality. The endowment shall be established and administered by the governing body of the locality or by a nonprofit entity created or approved by the governing body for such purpose. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/04/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100438D
01/04/2013Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/11/2013Assigned CC & T sub: #1
01/23/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
01/25/2013Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Committee substitute printed 13104342D-H1
01/28/2013Read first time
01/29/2013Read second time
01/29/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104342D-H1
01/29/2013Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1558H1
01/30/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2013Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/12/2013Reported from Local Government with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2013Committee substitute printed 13105192D-S1
02/14/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Read third time
02/15/2013Reading of substitute waived
02/15/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13105192D-S1
02/15/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1558S1
02/15/2013Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Placed on Calendar
02/19/2013Senate substitute rejected by House 13105192D-S1 (2-Y 94-N)
02/19/2013VOTE: REJECTED (2-Y 94-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Senate requested conference committee
02/21/2013House acceded to request
02/21/2013Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2013Senators: Black, Favola, Smith
02/21/2013Conferees appointed by House
02/21/2013Delegates: Minchew, LeMunyon, McQuinn
02/22/2013Conference report agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
02/22/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2013Passed by temporarily
02/23/2013Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1558ER)
03/04/2013Signed by President
03/05/2013Signed by Speaker
03/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 556 (effective 7/1/13)
03/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0556)


This bill mentions Leesburg.


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.