Cemeteries; removal of remains, etc., of previously unidentified. (HB2238)

Introduced By

Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond) with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond), Del. Jeff Bourne (D-Richmond), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg), Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Previously unidentified cemeteries. Adds the category of previously unidentified cemetery to the laws allowing for the removal of remains from graveyards or family cemeteries that have been abandoned or are unused and neglected by their owners. The bill includes technical amendments. Amends § 57-36, § 57-38.1, § 57-38.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/16/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102311D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/14/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2238)
01/16/2019Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3

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