State agencies and their appointing authorities; diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic plans. (HB1993)

Introduced By

Del. Alex Askew (D-Virginia Beach) with support from 24 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg), Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond), Del. Josh Cole (D-Stafford), Del. Wendy Gooditis (D-Clarke), Del. Angelia Williams Graves (D-Norfolk), Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean), Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun), Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas Park), Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon), Del. Don Scott (D-Portsmouth), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News), Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington), Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt), Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

Duties of agencies and their appointing authorities; diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic plans. Requires state agencies to establish and maintain a comprehensive diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic plan in coordination with the Governor's Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Read the Bill »

Status

08/05/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Finance and Appropriations Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102795D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/13/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1993)
01/17/2021Assigned GL sub: Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
01/21/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 2-N)
01/26/2021Reported from General Laws (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Read first time
01/28/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2021Read third time and passed House (55-Y 44-N)
01/29/2021VOTE: Passage (55-Y 44-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2021Reported from General Laws and Technology (11-Y 2-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/10/2021Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/17/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Reported from Finance and Appropriations (14-Y 1-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Read third time
02/18/2021Passed Senate (24-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Passed Senate (26-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Enrolled
02/22/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1993ER)
02/22/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1993ER)
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/24/2021Signed by Speaker
02/25/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 25, 2021
02/25/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 168 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0168)