Wear Red Day; designating as first Friday in February 2017, and each succeeding year thereafter. (SJ62)

Introduced By

Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester) with support from 8 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian), Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg), Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico), Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington), Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston), Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton), Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth), Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Wear Red Day. Designates the first Friday in February, in 2017 and in each succeeding year, as Wear Red Day in Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

02/22/2016: Passed the House

History

DateAction
01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101797D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee on Rules
02/11/2016Reported from Rules
02/15/2016Read first time
02/16/2016Read second time and engrossed
02/16/2016Reading waived (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2016Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/18/2016Placed on Calendar
02/18/2016Referred to Committee on Rules
02/18/2016Reported from Rules (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2016Taken up
02/22/2016Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/22/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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 2 minutes.

Transcript

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

ROCKINGHAM, SENATOR OBENSHAIN.

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg): MR. PRESIDENT, COULD THAT GO BY FOR THE DAY.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): WITHOUT OBJECTION, HJR210, BY FOR THE DAY.

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg): UNCON -- UNCONTESTED CALENDAR, SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION 62, DESIGNATING THE FIRST FRIDAY IN FEBRUARY IN 2017 AND EACH SUCCEEDING YEAR AS WEAR RED IN VIRGINIA, REPORT FROM THE COMMITTEE ON RULES.

[Unknown]: THE SENATOR FROM FAUQUIER COUNTY, SENATOR VOGEL. THANK YOU MR. PRESIDENT, I MOVE THAT BILL BE ENGROSSED AND ADVANCED TO THE THIRD READING. THANK YOU SENATOR, THE QUESTION IS SHALL SJR62 BE ENGROSSED AND ADVANCED TO THE AS MANY AS FAVOR THAT MOTION THIRD READING. WILL SAY AYE, THOSE OPPOSED, NO. THE RESOLUTION IS ENGROSSED AND ADVANCED TO THE THIRD READING. THANK YOU MR. PRESIDENT, I MOVE WE WAIVE THE THIRD READING.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THE QUESTION IS, SHALL THE RULES BE SUSPENDED AND THE THIRD READING BE WAIVED. 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 OF THE SENATORS DESIRE TO CHANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

[Unknown]: AYES 39, NOS, ZERO. AYES 39, NOS, ZERO, THE MOTION IS AGREED TO. THE SENATOR FROM FAUQUIER. THANK YOU MR. PRESIDENT, I MOVE THEISESLUTION -- RESOLUTION BE AGREED TO AND SPEAKING TO THAT RESOLUTION? THE SENATOR HAS THE FLOOR. THANK YOU MR. PRESIDENT. THE RESOLUTION IS SOMETHING I BELIEVE IS FAMILIAR TO ALL THE MEMBERS OF THIS BODY. EVERY YEAR WE HAVE A WEAR RED DAY FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH AND THIS RESOLUTION WOULD ALLOW US NOT TO HAVE TO PASS THE RESOLUTION EVERY YEAR. IT WOULD ESTABLISH FEBRUARY 17 AND EVERY SUCCEEDING YEAR AS WEAR RED DAY.