Monument and memorials; relocation. (HB778)

Introduced By

Del. Wren Williams (R-Stuart) with support from co-patron Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan)

Progress

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

Description

Relocation of monument and memorials. Requires a locality that votes to remove, relocate, contextualize, or cover certain war monuments or memorials to initiate a process to gift the monument or memorial to a nonprofit organization that is most related to the mission and spirit of the monument or memorial, at the locality's expense. The bill provides that the placement of the monument or memorial shall be decided by an independent committee and that a majority vote by the committee as to the relocation of the memorial is binding on the locality and shall be carried out within six months from the date of the committee's decision. Read the Bill »

Status

01/11/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Counties, Cities and Towns Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Committee
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102285D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns

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