Women's Right to Vote, Commission for Commemoration of Centennial of; established. (SB711)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

Commission for the Commemoration of the Centennial of Women's Right to Vote. Establishes the Commission for the Commemoration of the Centennial of Women's Right to Vote in the legislative branch of state government. The Commission is charged with planning and leading the commemoration throughout Virginia in 2020 and educating citizens concerning the importance and significance of the right to vote by all citizens in a democracy. The provisions of the bill will expire on July 1, 2020. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/21/2016Presented and ordered printed 16103880D
01/21/2016Referred to Committee on Rules
01/27/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB711)
02/05/2016Reported from Rules with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2016Rereferred to Finance
02/10/2016Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2016Read second time
02/12/2016Reading of amendments waived
02/12/2016Committee amendments agreed to
02/12/2016Engrossed by Senate as amended SB711E
02/12/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2016Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2016Printed as engrossed 16103880D-E
02/17/2016Placed on Calendar
02/17/2016Read first time
02/17/2016Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/17/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB711E)
02/22/2016Assigned App. sub: General Government & Capital Outlay
02/29/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
03/08/2016Left in Appropriations

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 34 seconds.

Transcript

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

TO. ALL IN FAVOR SAY AYE. THOSE OPPOSED, NO. THE AYES HAVE IT. THE COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS ARE AGREED TO.

Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg): SENATE BILL 711, REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON RULES WITH AMENDMENTS. REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE ON FINANCE.

[Unknown]: THE SENATOR FROM ALEXANDRIA, SENATOR EBBIN.

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria): I MOVE THAT WE PASS THE COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS. THERE.

[Unknown]: THE QUESTION IS SHOULD THE COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS BE AGREED TO. ALL IN FAVOR SAY AYE. THOSE OPPOSED, NO. THE AYES HAVE IT. THE COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS ARE AGREED TO.

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria): SENATE BILL 743, REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON