U.S. of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia; purchase of flags by public bodies. (HB1353)

Introduced By

Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly) with support from co-patron Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Purchase of flags of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia by public bodies. Provides that whenever a state or local public body or school division purchases a flag of the United States or a flag of the Commonwealth for public use, such flag must be made in the United States from articles, materials, or supplies that are grown, produced, and manufactured in the United States. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2017. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/21/2016Presented and ordered printed 16103974D
01/21/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/27/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2
01/27/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1353)
01/27/2016Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
02/04/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in General Laws

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB229.