Indigenous Peoples Day; designating as fourth Wednesday in November and each succeeding year. (HB144)

Introduced By

Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Legal holidays; Native Americans Day. Designates Native Americans Day to be observed on the second Monday in October to honor the great Native American leaders who contributed to the history of the Commonwealth. Native Americans Day will join Columbus Day and Yorktown Victory Day, which are also observed on the second Monday in October. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/21/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101002D
12/21/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/08/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB144)
01/18/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #1
01/18/2016Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
01/26/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 1-N)
01/28/2016Reported from General Laws with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2016Committee substitute printed 16104770D-H1
02/01/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB144H1)
02/01/2016Read first time
02/02/2016Read second time
02/02/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16104770D-H1
02/02/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB144H1
02/03/2016Read third time and passed House (94-Y 3-N)
02/03/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (94-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2016Referred to Committee on Rules
03/04/2016Stricken at request of Patron in Rules (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)