Virginia oyster (Crassostrea virginica); designating as first food of Virginia. (SB1259)

Introduced By

Sen. Glen Sturtevant (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Official designations; state first food. Designates the Virginia oyster (Crassostrea virginica) as the state first food of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/06/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100950D
01/06/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/14/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1259)
01/14/2019Reported from General Laws and Technology (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/18/2019Read third time and passed Senate (36-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2019Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2019Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2019Placed on Calendar
01/22/2019Read first time
01/22/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/19/2019Left in General Laws