Commission to Study Slavery and Subsequent De Jure and De Facto Racial and Economic Discrimination. (HB1519)

Introduced By

Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), and Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)

Progress

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

Description

Commission to Study Slavery and Subsequent De Jure and De Facto Racial and Economic Discrimination Against African Americans; report; sunset. Creates the Commission to Study Slavery and Subsequent De Jure and De Facto Racial and Economic Discrimination Against African Americans to (i) study the current impact and long-term inequities of slavery and the subsequent state-sanctioned de jure and de facto racial and economic discrimination practiced against African Americans and (ii) make recommendations to the General Assembly on appropriate remedies. The bill requires the Commission to annually submit a report on its interim activity and work to the Governor and the General Assembly. The bill has an expiration date of July 1, 2022. Read the Bill »

Status

02/21/2020: passed committee

History

DateAction
01/08/2020Committee
01/08/2020Presented and ordered printed 20105093D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/15/2020Assigned GL sub: Professions/Occupations and Adminstrative Process
01/23/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/23/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/28/2020Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/29/2020Assigned App. sub: Compensation & General Government
01/31/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/31/2020Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Read first time
02/05/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2020Referred to Committee on Rules
02/10/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1519)
02/21/2020Reported from Rules with amendments (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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