Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement; SCT to work with Virginia-Israel Advisory Board. (HB1282)

Introduced By

Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville) with support from co-patron Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


That the Secretary of Commerce and Trade; the Virginia-Israel Advisory Board;issues related to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS). Requires the Secretary of Commerce and Trade shall work with the Virginia-Israel Advisory Board to implement practices that will ensure free, fair, open, and consistent business practices related to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) and how such movement could affect existing Virginia businesses and Virginia's ability to attract new investment and jobs to the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/20/2016Presented and ordered printed 16104320D
01/20/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/27/2016Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
02/03/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1282)
02/04/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/09/2016Committee substitute printed 16104994D-H1
02/09/2016Reported from General Laws with substitute (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2016Read first time
02/12/2016Passed by for the day
02/15/2016Passed by temporarily
02/15/2016Floor substitute printed 16105564D-H2 (Hugo)
02/15/2016Read second time
02/15/2016Committee substitute ruled not germane 16104994D-H1
02/15/2016Substitute by Delegate Hugo agreed to 16105564D-H2
02/15/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1282H2
02/16/2016Read third time and passed House (74-Y 20-N 1-A)
02/16/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (74-Y 20-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/17/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/22/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1282H2)
02/29/2016Continued to 2017 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/02/2016Left in General Laws and Technology