Autism Advisory Council; extends sunset provision to July 1, 2016. (HB538)

Introduced By

Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston) with support from co-patron Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Autism Advisory Council; sunset extended. Extends the sunset date for the Autism Advisory Council from July 1, 2014, to July 1, 2017. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/06/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100989D
01/06/2014Referred to Committee on Rules
01/15/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB538)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB538)
01/31/2014Reported from Rules with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2014Read first time
02/05/2014Read second time
02/05/2014Committee amendment agreed to
02/05/2014Engrossed by House as amended HB538E
02/05/2014Printed as engrossed 14100989D-E
02/06/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/06/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2014Referred to Committee on Rules
02/07/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB538E)
02/21/2014Reported from Rules with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
02/21/2014Committee substitute printed 14105142D-S1
02/24/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB538S1)
02/25/2014Read third time
02/25/2014Reading of substitute waived
02/25/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14105142D-S1
02/25/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB538S1
02/25/2014Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/26/2014Placed on Calendar
02/27/2014Senate substitute agreed to by House 14105142D-S1 (99-Y 0-N)
02/27/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2014Reconsideration of Senate substitute agreed to by House
02/27/2014Senate substitute rejected by House 14105142D-S1 (1-Y 96-N)
02/27/2014VOTE: REJECTED #2 (1-Y 96-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2014Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N)
03/03/2014Senate requested conference committee
03/04/2014House acceded to request
03/05/2014Conferees appointed by House
03/05/2014Delegates: Plum, Landes, Ware
03/05/2014Conferees appointed by Senate
03/05/2014Senators: Puller, Locke, Hanger
03/06/2014C Amended by conference committee
03/06/2014Conference substitute printed 14105564D-H1
03/06/2014Conference report agreed to by House (100-Y 0-N)
03/06/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2014Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/07/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB538H1)
03/17/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB538ER)
03/17/2014Signed by President
03/18/2014Signed by Speaker
03/19/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB538ER)
04/03/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 496 (effective 7/1/14)
04/03/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0496)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.