Public libraries; providing an essential service to communities of the Commonwealth. (HB404)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna)

Progress

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

Description

Public libraries. Provides that it is the policy of the Commonwealth that public libraries are deemed to provide an essential service to the communities of the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »

Status

02/17/2020: Passed the Senate

History

DateAction
01/02/2020Committee
01/02/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103505D
01/02/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2020Assigned GL sub: Open Government/Procurement
01/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB404)
01/21/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/23/2020Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2020Read first time
01/28/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/29/2020VOTE: (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/12/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Enrolled
02/19/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB404ER)
02/19/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB404ER)

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