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. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


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