Historical African American cemeteries; adds four cemeteries in City of Martinsville. (HB2406)

Introduced By

Del. Les Adams (R-Chatham)


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Historical African American cemeteries; City of Martinsville. Adds four cemeteries in Martinsville to the list of cemeteries for which qualified organizations may receive funds from the Department of Historic Resources for the care of historical African American cemeteries and graves. The cemeteries are the Bannister Cemetery, which contains three eligible graves; the Matthews Cemetery, which contains 518 eligible graves; the People's Cemetery, which contains 204 eligible graves; and the Smith Street Cemetery, which contains 158 eligible graves. Read the Bill »


01/16/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102745D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/14/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2406)
01/16/2019Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #2

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