Marriage records; divorce and annulment reports, eliminates requirement for identification of race. (HB180)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria) with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Nancy Guy (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas Park), Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon), Del. Rodney Willett (D-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Records of marriages; identification of race. Eliminates the requirement that the race of married parties be included in marriage records, divorce reports, and annulment reports filed with the State Registrar. The bill also removes the requirement that the State Registrar include race data in the compilation and posting of marriage, divorce, and annulment data. This bill incorporates HB 141, HB 1158, and 1425. Read the Bill »


02/17/2020: In Subcommittee


12/26/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101823D
12/26/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/09/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB180)
01/17/2020Assigned HWI sub: Health
01/21/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/28/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Committee substitute printed 20105992D-H1
01/28/2020Incorporates HB141 (Davis)
01/28/2020Incorporates HB1158 (Lopez)
01/28/2020Incorporates HB1425 (Sullivan)
01/29/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB180H1)
01/30/2020Read first time
01/31/2020Read second time
01/31/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20105992D-H1
01/31/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB180H1
02/03/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/03/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/17/2020Assigned Education sub: Health

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