Racial inequity; repeals numerous obsolete and discriminatory Acts. (SB636)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)

Progress

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

Description

Obsolete Acts of Assembly; racial inequity. Repeals numerous obsolete and discriminatory Acts of Assembly from the early 20th century. This is a recommendation of the Governor's Commission to Examine Racial Inequity in Virginia Law. The purpose of the Commission was to identify and make "recommendations to address laws that were intended to or could have the effect of promoting or enabling racial discrimination or inequity." This bill is identical to HB 1325. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102524D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Rules
02/07/2020Reported from Rules (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Placed on Calendar
02/14/2020Read first time
02/14/2020Referred to Committee on Rules
02/19/2020Reported from Rules (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Read second time
02/24/2020Read third time
02/24/2020Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/24/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Enrolled
02/27/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB636ER)
02/27/2020Signed by President
02/27/2020Signed by Speaker
03/10/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 10, 2020
03/10/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/10/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 1056 (effective 7/1/20)
04/10/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1056)