Civics Education, Commission on; renamed Commission on Civic Education, extends sunset provision. (SB840)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Commission on Civics Education; sunset; name. Renames the Commission on Civics Education as the Commission on Civic Education and extends from July 1, 2017, to July 1, 2020, the expiration of such commission. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


11/17/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100763D
11/17/2016Referred to Committee on Rules
01/16/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB840)
02/02/2017Reported from Rules with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Read second time
02/06/2017Reading of amendment waived
02/06/2017Committee amendment agreed to
02/06/2017Engrossed by Senate as amended SB840E
02/06/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Printed as engrossed 17100763D-E
02/08/2017Placed on Calendar
02/08/2017Read first time
02/08/2017Referred to Committee on Rules
02/09/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB840E)
02/16/2017Reported from Rules (15-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)
02/24/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB840ER)
02/24/2017Signed by President
02/24/2017Signed by Speaker
02/27/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB840ER)
02/28/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/28/17
02/28/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/13/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 327 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0327)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1718.