George Washington's rye whiskey; designating as the state spirit. (SB1261)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Official emblems and designations; George Washington's rye whiskey; state spirit. Designates George Washington's rye whiskey produced at Mount Vernon, Virginia, as the state spirit. Amends § 1-510, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100771D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/12/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1261)
01/23/2017Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2017Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2017Read third time and passed Senate (31-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2017Placed on Calendar
01/31/2017Read first time
01/31/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/06/2017Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
02/14/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/16/2017Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Read second time
02/21/2017Read third time
02/21/2017Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/21/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2017Enrolled
02/24/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1261ER)
02/24/2017Signed by President
02/24/2017Signed by Speaker
02/27/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1261ER)
02/28/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/28/17
02/28/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/16/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 576 (effective 7/1/17)
03/16/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0576)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.

Transcript

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

SO HAVING SAID THAT, I'M PROUD TO CO-PATRON THIS BILL, AND I WOULD ASK THAT THE SENATE APPROVE IT. THANK YOU. THANK YOU, SENATOR. THE SENATOR FROM HENRICO, SENATOR DUNNAVANT. THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT. SPEAK TO THE BILL? SENATOR HAS THE FLOOR. SO I CANNOT PROPHESY WHAT WILL BECOME LEGAL AND WHAT WILL NOT AND WHAT THE FDA WILL AND WILL NOT APPROVE ALTHOUGH WE HAVE REASONABLE EXPECTATION THAT
THROUGH SENATE BILL 1463, BE PLACED UPON THEIR FINAL PASSAGE IN THE BLOCK WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT ANY SENATOR DESIRING A BILL REMOVED FROM THE BLOCK WILL DO SO AFTER THE CLERK HAS READ THE NUMBER OF THE BILL. ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL SAY AYE. THOSE OPPOSED, NO. AYES HAVE IT. THE MOTION IS AGREED TO. THE BILLS ARE BEFORE US IN THE BLOCK. THE CLERK WILL PLEASE READ THE NUMBER OF THE BILLS.

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg): SENATE BILL 919.

[Unknown]: SENATOR FROM ROCKINGHAM, SENATOR OBENSHAIN.

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg): MR. PRESIDENT, I'D ASK THAT TO COME OUT OF THE BLOCK SO THAT THE PATRON AND I CAN DISCUSS THE AMENDMENT, LET IT GO BY FOR THE DAY.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): WITHOUT OBJECTION, SENATE BILL 919 WILL COME OUT OF THE BLOCK AND BY FOR THE DAY.

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg): SENATE BILL 798, SENATE BILL 875, SENATE BILL 886, SENATE BILL 916, SENATE BILL 1019, SENATE BILL 1040, SENATE BILL 1074, SENATE BILL 1102, SENATE BILL 1136, SENATE BILL 1158, SENATE BILL 1175, SENATE BILL 1186. SENATE BILL 1202, SENATE BILL


[Unknown]: REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON COUNTIES, CITIES AND TOWNS WITH A SUBSTITUTE. THE MR. POINDEXTER. I MOVE THE SUBSTITUTE. THE QUESTION IS ON ADOPTION OF THE COMMITTEE AS MANY AS FAVOR THAT MOTION SUBSTITUTE. WILL SAY AYE, THOSE OPPOSED, NO. THE SUBSTITUTE IS AGREED TO, THE GENTLEMAN FROM FRANKLIN. THANK YOU MR. SPEAKER. MR. SPEAKER, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN OF THE HOUSE, SENATE BILL 1073 UPDEATS AND MODERNIZES THE CHARTER FOR -- IN SEVERAL SECTIONS FOR THE TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER.