Code of Virginia; VCC to study feasibility of a comprehensive revision to be gender neutral. (HJ114)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Jones (D-Norfolk)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Study; Virginia Code Commission; feasibility of a comprehensive revision of the Code of Virginia to be gender-neutral; report. Directs the Virginia Code Commission to study the feasibility of a comprehensive revision of the Code of Virginia to eliminate masculine generics and to use gender-neutral language throughout and to make recommendations for the scope of the revision and the best approach for implementing necessary changes. The recommendations shall also include precise guidelines, including a set of gender-neutral rules and style recommendations, to be followed during the revision. The Code Commission is required to report on its findings and recommendations by the first day of the 2021 Regular Session. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2020Committee
01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104753D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Rules
01/27/2020Assigned Rules sub: Studies
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (4-Y 0-N)
02/11/2020Left in Rules

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