Military honor guards and veterans service organizations; paramilitary activities, exception. (HB17)

Introduced By

Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland) with support from 15 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond), Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton), Del. Jason Ballard (R-Pearisburg), Del. Ronnie Campbell (R-Raphine), A.C. Cordoza, Del. Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper), Del. Chris Runion (R-Bridgewater), Del. Phil Scott (R-Spotsylvania), Del. Bill Wiley (R-Winchester), Del. Rodney Willett (D-Henrico), Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria), Del. Scott Wyatt (R-Mechanicsville), Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania), Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville), Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)

Progress

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

Description

Military honor guards and veterans service organizations; paramilitary activities; exception. Exempts members of a lawfully recognized military color guard, honor guard, or similar organization, and members of a veterans service organization that is congressionally chartered or officially recognized by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, when such member is participating in a training or educational exercise, funeral, or public ceremony on behalf of such military color guard, honor guard, or similar organization or veterans service organization, from the crime of unlawful paramilitary activity unless such member engages in such activity with malicious intent. This bill is identical to SB 618. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/23/2021Committee
12/23/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100634D
12/23/2021Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB17)
01/18/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/19/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
01/28/2022Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment(s) (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2022Read first time
02/02/2022Read second time
02/02/2022Committee amendment agreed to
02/02/2022Engrossed by House as amended HB17E
02/02/2022Printed as engrossed 22100634D-E
02/03/2022Read third time and passed House Block Vote (99-Y 0-N)
02/03/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2022Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/03/2022Passed House (100-Y 0-N)
02/03/2022VOTE: Passage #2 (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB17E)
02/04/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/16/2022Reported from Judiciary (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2022Read third time
02/21/2022Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2022Enrolled
02/23/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB17ER)
02/23/2022Signed by Speaker
02/23/2022Signed by President
02/24/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB17ER)
03/09/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 9, 2022
03/09/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/01/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 38 (effective 7/1/22)
04/01/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0038)

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