Historical African American cemeteries; adds three cemeteries in City of Hampton. (SB1128)

Introduced By

Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton) with support from co-patron Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Historical African American cemeteries; City of Hampton. Adds three cemeteries in Hampton 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 Bassette's Cemetery, containing 212 eligible graves, Elmerton Cemetery, containing 339 eligible graves, and the Tucker Family Cemetery, containing 15 eligible graves. Read the Bill »


01/14/2019: passed committee


12/29/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101064D
12/29/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/10/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1128)
01/14/2019Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/14/2019Rereferred to Finance

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Finance committee on 01/22/2019. It meets on Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:00 A.M. - Senate Room B.

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