Historical African American cemeteries and graves; adds cemetery at Belmont in Loudoun County. (SB163)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg) with support from co-patron Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Historical African American cemeteries and graves; Loudoun County; Belmont. Adds the African-American Burial Ground for the Enslaved at Belmont in Loudoun County, which cemetery contains 44 eligible graves, to the list of those cemeteries for which qualified charitable organizations may receive funds from the Department of Historic Resources for the care of historical African American cemeteries and graves. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/28/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100973D
12/28/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/18/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB163)
01/29/2018Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2018Committee substitute printed 18106342D-S1
01/29/2018Rereferred to Finance
01/31/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB163S1)
02/06/2018Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Read second time
02/08/2018Reading of substitute waived
02/08/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18106342D-S1
02/08/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB163S1
02/09/2018Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Placed on Calendar
02/14/2018Read first time
02/14/2018Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/19/2018Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #2
02/21/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/21/2018Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/28/2018Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Referred to Committee on Appropriations
03/02/2018Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2018Read second time
03/07/2018Read third time
03/07/2018Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
03/07/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB163ER)
03/09/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB163ER)
03/09/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House reprinted (SB163ER)
03/09/2018Signed by Speaker
03/10/2018Signed by President
03/26/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 26, 2018
03/26/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 614 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0614)