Historical African American cemeteries; adds six in City of Alexandria. (HB2739)

Introduced By

Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Historical African American cemeteries; City of Alexandria. Adds six cemeteries in Alexandria 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 Baptist Cemetery at the African American Heritage Park, which contains 28 eligible graves; the Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery, which contains 631 eligible graves; the Douglass Cemetery, which contains 83 eligible graves; the Lebanon Union Cemetery, which contains 53 eligible graves; the Methodist Protestant Cemetery, which contains 1,134 eligible graves; and the Penny Hill Cemetery, which contains 14 eligible graves. Read the Bill »

Status

02/20/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Finance Committee

History

DateAction
01/16/2019Presented and ordered printed 19104603D
01/16/2019Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/21/2019Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #2
01/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2739)
01/23/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/30/2019Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Read first time
02/01/2019Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/04/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/04/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/04/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/11/2019Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2019Rereferred to Finance
02/13/2019Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Read third time
02/15/2019Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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