Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery; increases number of Confederate graves maintained. (SB897)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Confederate cemeteries and graves. Increases the number of Confederate graves maintained by the Ladies Confederate Memorial Association in Spotsylvania County from 300 to 749. Amends § 10.1-2211, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


  • 01/04/2013 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13
  • 01/04/2013 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100383D
  • 01/04/2013 Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
  • 01/14/2013 Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/16/2013 Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/17/2013 Read second time and engrossed
  • 01/18/2013 Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/25/2013 Placed on Calendar
  • 01/25/2013 Read first time
  • 01/25/2013 Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
  • 02/06/2013 Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/07/2013 Read second time
  • 02/08/2013 Read third time
  • 02/08/2013 Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
  • 02/08/2013 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/12/2013 Enrolled
  • 02/12/2013 Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB897ER)
  • 02/12/2013 Signed by Speaker
  • 02/13/2013 Signed by President
  • 02/18/2013 Impact statement from DPB (SB897ER)
  • 02/22/2013 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 42 (effective 7/1/13)
  • 02/22/2013 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0042)


This bill mentions Danville, Martinsville, Mecklenburg, Portsmouth, Pittsylvania, Norfolk, Lunenburg, Mckenney, Hampton, Dinwiddie, Nottoway, Williamsburg, Appomattox, Chesterfield, Lynchburg, Henrico, Richmond, Powhatan, Botetourt, Hamilton, Goochland, Accomack, Rockbridge, Esmont, Albemarle, Charlottesville, Crozet, Gordonsville, Staunton, Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania, Fredericksburg, Greene, Harrisonburg, Culpeper, Fauquier, Manassas, Shenandoah, Loudoun, Winchester.


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.