Demographic statements for bills; preparation by JLARC. (HB1320)

Introduced By

Sen. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg) with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Alex Askew (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Cliff Hayes (D-Chesapeake), Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria), Del. Clinton Jenkins (D-Suffolk), Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Sen. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Demographic statements for bills; preparation by JLARC. Permits, beginning October 1, 2020, the Speaker of the House of Delegates, the Minority Leader of the House of Delegates, the Majority Leader of the Senate, and the Minority Leader of the Senate to request that a demographic statement, defined in the bill as a statement that uses available data to outline the potential effects of a bill on specified demographic disparities within the Commonwealth, including a statement of whether the bill is likely to increase or decrease such disparities, to the extent that such data is available, be prepared by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission. Each requester may request the preparation of up to five demographic statements per regular session of the General Assembly. If a bill for which a demographic statement is prepared is introduced, the demographic statement shall be made available to the public. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104249D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Rules
01/15/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1320)
02/11/2020Left in Rules