National Day of the Cowboy; designating as fourth Saturday in July 2015, and each year thereafter. (HJ507)

Introduced By

Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria) with support from co-patron Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


National Day of the Cowboy in Virginia. Designates the fourth Saturday in July, in 2015 and in each succeeding year, as the National Day of the Cowboy in Virginia. Read the Bill »


02/24/2015: Passed the Senate


11/26/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100697D
11/26/2014Referred to Committee on Rules
01/23/2015Reported from Rules (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2015Taken up
01/28/2015Engrossed by House
01/28/2015Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/28/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2015Reading waived
01/29/2015Referred to Committee on Rules
02/20/2015Reported from Rules
02/23/2015Reading waived (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Read third time
02/24/2015Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/25/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ507ER)


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 2 minutes.


Waldo Jaquith writes:

How can Virginia designate a "national" day? Isn't that up to Congress?