Virginia LGBTQ+ Advisory Board; established, report. (HB2130)

Introduced By

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington) with support from 22 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond), Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Lee Carter (D-Manassas), Del. Josh Cole (D-Stafford), Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Sally Hudson (D-Charlottesville), Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News), Del. Suhas Subramanyam (D-Sterling), Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington), Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia LGBTQ+ Advisory Board. Establishes the Virginia LGBTQ+ Advisory Board to advise the Governor regarding the economic, professional, cultural, educational, and governmental links between the Commonwealth and the LGBTQ+ community in Virginia and sets out the powers and duties of the Board. The Board shall be composed of 21 nonlegislative citizen members, at least 15 of whom shall identify as LGBTQ+, to be appointed by the Governor, and the Secretaries of the Commonwealth, Commerce and Trade, Education, Health and Human Resources, and Public Safety and Homeland Security, or their designees, who shall serve as ex officio members. Read the Bill »

Status

03/18/2021: signed by governor

History

DateAction
01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102200D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/14/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2130)
01/17/2021Assigned GL sub: Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
01/19/2021Reported from General Laws (13-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2021Read first time
01/21/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2021Read third time and passed House (57-Y 42-N)
01/22/2021VOTE: Passage (57-Y 42-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/25/2021Referred 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)
02/17/2021Reported from General Laws and Technology (10-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N)
02/22/2021Read third time
02/22/2021Passed Senate (23-Y 16-N)
02/25/2021Enrolled
02/25/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2130ER)
02/25/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2130ER)
02/25/2021Signed by President
02/26/2021Signed by Speaker
03/01/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 1, 2021
03/01/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 169 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0169)

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