Racism; General Assembly to recognize as a public health crisis. (HJ537)

Introduced By

Del. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg) with support from 25 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond), Del. Jeff Bourne (D-Richmond), Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Josh Cole (D-Stafford), Del. Angelia Williams Graves (D-Norfolk), Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Clinton Jenkins (D-Suffolk), Del. Jay Jones (D-Norfolk), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Candi King (D-Woodbridge), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon), Del. Don Scott (D-Portsmouth), Del. Suhas Subramanyam (D-Sterling), Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield), Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt), Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton), Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth), Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Racism; public health crisis. Recognizes that racism is a public health crisis in Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

08/05/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Rules Committee

History

DateAction
01/10/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100384D
01/10/2021Referred to Committee on Rules
01/22/2021Reported from Rules (13-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2021Taken up
01/26/2021Engrossed by House
01/26/2021Agreed to by House (55-Y 37-N)
01/26/2021VOTE: Agree To (55-Y 37-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Reading waived
01/27/2021Referred to Committee on Rules
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Rules (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Reported from Rules
02/22/2021Reading waived (39-Y 0-N)
02/22/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ537ER)
02/23/2021Read third time
02/23/2021Agreed to by Senate by voice vote