Nelsonite; designating as state rock, etc. (SB352)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)

Progress

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

Description

Official emblems and designations. Designates Nelsonite as the state rock of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

03/10/2016: Passed the General Assembly

History

DateAction
01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101518D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/25/2016Reported from General Laws and Technology (11-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2016Read second time
01/28/2016Floor substitute printed 16104801D-S1 (Deeds)
01/28/2016Reading of substitute waived
01/28/2016Substitute by Senator Deeds agreed to 16104801D-S1
01/28/2016Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB352S1
01/29/2016Read third time and passed Senate (35-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Placed on Calendar
02/03/2016Read first time
02/03/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/17/2016Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
02/23/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
03/01/2016Reported from General Laws with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Read second time
03/04/2016Read third time
03/04/2016Committee amendment agreed to
03/04/2016Passed by for the day
03/07/2016Engrossed by House as amended
03/07/2016Passed House with amendment (92-Y 4-N)
03/07/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (92-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2016House amendment agreed to by Senate (33-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2016Enrolled
03/10/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB352ER)
03/10/2016Signed by Speaker
03/10/2016Signed by President
03/11/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/11/2016Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/11/16
03/11/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.

Transcript

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

SENATE BILL 352, PASSED THE HOUSE WITH AMENDMENT. IS THE SENIOR SENATOR FROM BATH COUNTY, SENATOR DEEDS.

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath): THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT. I MOVE WE CONCUR WITH THE HOUSE AMENDMENT AND I'D LIKE TO SPEAK TO THAT.

[Unknown]: THE SENATOR HAS THE FLOOR.

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath): YOU WILL RECALL THIS IS THE IMPORTANT LEGISLATION THAT DELEGATES THE CARD -- DESIGNATES THE CARDINAL AS THE STATE BIRD, AND NELSON USE IT AS THE STATE ROCK. WHEN IT GOT OVER TO THE HOUSE, WE DISCOVERED THERE'S AN EMERGENCY SERVICES MUSEUM IN ROANOKE THAT'S BEEN CLOSED FOR TEN YEARS AND WE STRUCK THAT FROM THE BILL. SKI YOU TO ADOPT THE AMENDMENT.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THANK YOU, SENATOR. THE QUESTION IS SHALL THE SENATE CONCUR WITH THE HOUSE AMENDMENT. ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL RECORD THEIR VOTES AYE, THOSE OPPOSED NO. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CHANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

[Unknown]: AYES 33, NOS 6. AYES 33, NOS 6. THE SENATE CONCURS WITH THE HOUSE AMENDMENT. SENATE BILL 358, PASSED THE HOUSE WITH A SUBSTITUTE. THE SENATOR FROM HANOVER, SENATOR McDOUGLE.

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville): MR. PRESIDENT, I MOVE THAT THE SENATE CONCUR WITH THE HOUSE