National Suicide Prevention Week. (SJ251)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon) with support from co-patron Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

National Suicide Prevention Week. Designates the week of September 10, in 2017 and in each succeeding year, as National Suicide Prevention Week in Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

02/22/2017: Passed the House

History

DateAction
01/03/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100365D
01/03/2017Referred to Committee on Rules
02/02/2017Reported from Rules
02/03/2017Reading waived (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2017Read third time
02/07/2017Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/09/2017Placed on Calendar
02/09/2017Referred to Committee on Rules
02/16/2017Reported from Rules (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Passed by for the day
02/22/2017Taken up
02/22/2017Agreed to by House (96-Y 1-N)
02/22/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ251ER)

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 35 seconds.

Transcript

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

LAWYERS IN THIS ROOM SHOULD TAKE A REALLY CLOSE LOOK AT THE LANGUAGE, THE ACTUAL LANGUAGE OF THIS BILL, BECAUSE IT SETS UP A WHOLE SET OF PITFALLS FOR US, AND CREATES THINGS WE REALLY DON'T WANT TO CREATE, INCLUDING THE POSSIBILITY OF NON-ELECTED OFFICIALS BEING ABLE TO MEET OFF GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION AND NULLIFY, OR SUSPEND ANY -- I'M NOT SAYING -- ANY

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HJ548.