Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. (HJ715)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond) with support from 13 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Daun Hester (D-Norfolk), Del. Matthew James (D-Portsmouth), Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk), Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt), Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton), Sen. Kenneth Alexander (D-Norfolk), Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg), Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton), Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond), Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Read the Bill »

Status

02/19/2015: Passed the Senate

History

DateAction
01/27/2015Unanimous consent to introduce
01/27/2015Presented and ordered printed 15100922D
01/27/2015Referred to Committee on Rules
01/30/2015Reported from Rules with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2015Taken up
02/04/2015Committee amendments agreed to
02/04/2015Engrossed by House as amended HJ715E
02/04/2015Printed as engrossed 15100922D-E
02/04/2015Agreed to by House Block Vote (95-Y 0-N)
02/04/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Reading waived
02/05/2015Referred to Committee on Rules
02/07/2015Reading waived
02/07/2015Referred to Committee on Rules
02/13/2015Reported from Rules
02/19/2015Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/20/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ715ER)