Spirit of '45 Day. (HJ656)

Introduced By

Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol) with support from 20 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond), Del. John Bell (D-Chantilly), Del. Jeff Campbell (R-Marion), Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston), Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Will Morefield (R-North Tazewell), Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Todd E. Pillion (R-Abingdon), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg), Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News), Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon), Sen. Jeremy McPike (D-Dale City)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Spirit of '45 Day. Designates the second Sunday in August, in 2017 and in each succeeding year, as Spirit of '45 Day in Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

02/14/2017: Passed the Senate

History

DateAction
01/10/2017Committee
01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100164D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on Rules
01/19/2017Reported from Rules (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2017Taken up
01/24/2017Engrossed by House
01/24/2017Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/24/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2017Reading waived
01/25/2017Referred to Committee on Rules
02/10/2017Reported from Rules
02/13/2017Reading waived (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2017Read third time
02/14/2017Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/15/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ656ER)

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 40 seconds.

Transcript

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



Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): RESOLUTIONS IS HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 573, DELEGATE BULOVA, JANUARY 24, 2018 AND EACH SUCCEEDING DAY AS DAY IN

[Unknown]: MR. BULOVA? VIRGINIA. THANK YOU, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN. ON HAPPIER BUSINESS, AS WAS EXPLAINED, HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 573, DOES ESTABLISH JANUARY 14TH, 2018, AND EACH YEAR THEREAFTER AS PONGLE DAY IN VIRGINIA. AS OUR SPEAKER KNOWS, PONGLE IS A REVERED HOLIDAY FOR TAMIL INDIANS, ESSENTIALLY