Chagas Disease Awareness Day; designating as April 14, 2016, and each succeeding year thereafter. (HJ197)

Introduced By

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington) with support from co-patrons Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria), and Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Chagas Disease Awareness Day. Designates April 16, in 2016 and in each succeeding year, as Chagas Disease Awareness Day in Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

02/23/2016: Passed the Senate

History

DateAction
01/21/2016Committee
01/21/2016Presented and ordered printed 16104130D
01/21/2016Referred 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
02/02/2016Engrossed by House
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
02/19/2016Reported from Rules with amendments
02/22/2016Reading waived (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2016Read third time
02/23/2016Reading of amendments waived
02/23/2016Committee amendments agreed to
02/23/2016Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/23/2016Agreed to by Senate with amendments by voice vote
02/24/2016Placed on Calendar
02/25/2016Senate amendments agreed to by House (92-Y 7-N)
02/25/2016VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ197ER)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 47 seconds.

Transcript

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

MEMBERS OF THE BODY, THE REASON NEEDS TO COME OUT OF THE BLOCK IS THIS REQUIRES A RECORDED VOTE. THANK YOU, SENATOR. WITHOUT OBJECTION, HJR 163 WILL COME OUT OF THE BLOCK. HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 169, REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON RULES. HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 181, REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON RULES. HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 197, REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON


Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington): THANK YOU MR. SPEAKER, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN OF THE HOUSE, THIS BILL BASICALLY DESIGNATED CHAGAS AWARENESS DAY IN VIRGINIA. WE ARE MAKING A SMALL CHANGE TO CHANGE THE CHAGAS DAY IN VIRGINIA TO CONFORM WITH THE INTERNATIONAL CHAGAS AWARENESS DAY ON APRIL 14, I HOPE WE WILL ACCEPT THE SENATE AMENDMENTS.