Legal holidays; Juneteenth. (HB5052)

Introduced By

Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond) with support from 12 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond), Del. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg), Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland), Del. Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Jay Jones (D-Norfolk), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. Suhas Subramanyam (D-Sterling), Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan)

Progress

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

Description

Legal holidays; Juneteenth. Recognizes the nineteenth day of June of each year, also known as Juneteenth, as a legal holiday in the Commonwealth to commemorate the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas, the last of the former Confederate States of America to abolish slavery, and to recognize the significant roles and many contributions of African Americans to the Commonwealth and the nation. Read the Bill »

Status

09/18/2020: passed committee

History

DateAction
08/17/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200580D
08/17/2020Committee
08/17/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
08/18/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5052)
08/24/2020Reported from General Laws (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
08/26/2020Read first time
08/27/2020Read second time and engrossed
08/28/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
08/28/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
09/02/2020Read first time
09/02/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
09/18/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology (13-Y 0-N)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB5031.

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