Anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS); condemnation. (HJ177)

Introduced By

Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)

Progress

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

Description

Resolution; condemnation of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement. Expresses the sense of the General Assembly in the condemnation of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement. Read the Bill »

Status

03/08/2016: Passed the Senate

History

DateAction
01/18/2016Committee
01/18/2016Presented and ordered printed 16104165D
01/18/2016Referred to Committee on Rules
01/28/2016Reported from Rules (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2016Passed by for the day
02/02/2016Taken up
02/02/2016Amendments by Delegate Miyares agreed to
02/02/2016Engrossed by House as amended HJ177E
02/02/2016Printed as engrossed 16104165D-E
02/02/2016Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (91-Y 0-N)
02/02/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (91-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Reading waived
02/03/2016Referred to Committee on Rules
03/04/2016Reported from Rules with substitute
03/04/2016Committee substitute printed 16105755D-S1
03/07/2016Read second time
03/08/2016Read third time
03/08/2016Reading of substitute waived
03/08/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16105755D-S1
03/08/2016Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HJ177S1
03/08/2016Agreed to by Senate with substitute by voice vote
03/09/2016Placed on Calendar
03/09/2016Senate substitute agreed to by House 16105755D-S1 (85-Y 5-N)
03/09/2016VOTE: ADOPTION (85-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ177ER)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

THANK YOU, SENATOR. THERE ANY OTHER BUSINESS TO COME BEFORE THE SENATE TODAY? THE CLERK WILL PLEASE REPORT ANY ANNOUNCEMENTS ON THE DESK. TODAY, MONDAY, MARCH 7 THE JOINT SENATE COMMITTEE FOR COURTS OF JUSTICE AND HOUSE COMMITTEE FOR COURTS OF JUSTICE JUDICIAL PANEL WILL MEET IMMEDIATELY UPON ADJOURNMENT IN HOUSE ROOM C. THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE ONE HALF HOUR AFTER ADJOURNMENT IN SENATE ROOM B.
ANY AMENDMENTS THERE TO WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT ANY SENATOR DESIRING A RESOLUTION REMOVED FROM THE BLOCK WOULD DO SO AFTER THE CLERK HAS READ THE NUMBER OF THE RESOLUTION. ALL THOSE IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL SAY AYE, THOSE OPPOSED NO. THE AYES HAVE IT. THE MOTION IS AGREED TO. THE RESOLUTIONS ARE BEFORE US IN THE BLOCK. THE CLERK WILL PLEASE READ THE NUMBER OF THE RESOLUTION. HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 177, REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON RULES WITH A SUBSTITUTE. THE SENATOR FROM HANOVER. I MOVE THE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE BE AGREED TO. THE QUESTION IS SHALL THE


Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach): THE ONLY ADDITIONS WERE RECOGNIZING ISRAEL'S BIRTHDAY, AND THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY, AND THEY HAD REQUESTED SOME ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE TO FIT INTO WHAT THEIR EXPECTATIONS WERE, WHICH IS THIS RESOLUTION BE COMMUNICATED TO THE VIRGINIA'S ISRAEL ADVISORY BOARD. MR. SPEAKER, I MOVE THE HOUSE ACCEPT THE SENATE SUBSTITUTE.

[Unknown]: SHALL THE SENATE SUBSTITUTE BE AGREED TO? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL. AYES 85, NOS FIVE. AYES 85, NOS FIVE, THE SENATE SUBSTITUTE IS AGREED TO. TURNING TO PAGE EIGHT OF