Henrietta Lacks Commission; established. (HB1415)

Introduced By

Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston) with support from 77 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond), Del. Les Adams (R-Chatham), Del. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg), Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville), Del. Rob Bloxom (R-Accomack), Del. Jeff Bourne (D-Richmond), Del. Emily Brewer (R-Suffolk), Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg), Del. Jeff Campbell (R-Marion), Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy (D-Woodbridge), Del. Lee Carter (D-Manassas), Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg), Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station), Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland), Del. Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper), Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Wendy Gooditis (D-Clarke), Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), Del. Greg Habeeb (R-Salem), Del. Cliff Hayes (D-Chesapeake), Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Steve Heretick (D-Portsmouth), Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria), Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg), Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell), Del. Matthew James (D-Portsmouth), Del. Jay Jones (D-Norfolk), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Dave LaRock (R-Loudoun), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville), Del. John McGuire (R-Glen Allen), Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News), Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean), Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News), Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun), Del. Debra Rodman (D-Henrico), Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas Park), Del. Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Bob Thomas (R-Stafford), Del. Luke Torian (D-Woodbridge), Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville), Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield), Del. Cheryl Turpin (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt), Del. Schuyler VanValkenburg (D-Henrico), Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton), Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg), Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria), Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News), Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly), Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon), Sen. Todd E. Pillion (R-Abingdon)

Progress

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

Description

Henrietta Lacks Commission; report; sunset. Creates the Henrietta Lacks Commission to establish through a public-private partnership the Henrietta Lacks Life Sciences Center in Halifax County as a cancer research and treatment center designed to (i) transform and accelerate cancer research and treatment through the use of biodata tools, (ii) provide tailored cancer treatment medicine to an underserved portion of rural Southside Virginia, and (iii) incubate new biotech businesses across the Southside Virginia region. The bill requires the Commission to annually submit a report on its interim activity and work to the Governor and General Assembly. The bill has an expiration date of July 1, 2021. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/15/2018Committee
01/15/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104386D
01/15/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/23/2018Impact statement from VDH (HB1415)
01/23/2018Referred from General Laws
01/23/2018Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/25/2018Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
01/30/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/01/2018Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2018Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/02/2018Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/06/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
02/09/2018Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2018Read first time
02/12/2018Read second time
02/12/2018Committee amendments agreed to
02/12/2018Engrossed by House as amended HB1415E
02/12/2018Printed as engrossed 18104386D-E
02/13/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/13/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Impact statement from VDH (HB1415E)
02/14/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2018Referred to Committee on Rules
02/28/2018Reported from Rules with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2018Read third time
03/05/2018Reading of amendments waived
03/05/2018Committee amendments agreed to
03/05/2018Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/05/2018Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2018Placed on Calendar
03/06/2018Passed by for the day
03/07/2018Senate amendments agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
03/07/2018VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2018Enrolled
03/09/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1415ER)
03/09/2018Impact statement from VDH (HB1415ER)
03/09/2018Signed by Speaker
03/10/2018Signed by President
03/20/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 20, 2018
03/20/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 705 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0705)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB171.