Turkey, Government of; General Assembly to encourage to grant certain right to Ecumenical Patriarch. (HJ148)

Introduced By

Del. Johnny Joannou (D-Portsmouth) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Barbara Comstock (R-McLean), and Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Encourage the Government of Turkey to grant certain rights to the Ecumenical Patriarch.  Encourages the Government of Turkey to grant the Ecumenical Patriarch appropriate international recognition, ecclesiastical succession, and the right to train clergy of all nationalities and to respect the property rights and human rights of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100064D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Rules
01/31/2012Reported from Rules with amendments (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2012Passed by for the day
02/06/2012Passed by for the day
02/07/2012Taken up
02/07/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/07/2012Engrossed by House as amended HJ148E
02/07/2012Printed as engrossed 12100064D-E
02/07/2012Agreed to by House (84-Y 10-N 1-A)
02/07/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (84-Y 10-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/08/2012Reading waived
02/08/2012Referred to Committee on Rules
02/24/2012Continued to 2013 in Rules
11/30/2012Left in Rules