Virginia Tourism Authority; powers, historically accurate advertising. (HB814)

Introduced By

Del. Candi King (D-Woodbridge) with support from co-patron Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Tourism Authority; powers; historically accurate advertising. Requires the Virginia Tourism Authority, in consultation with The Library of Virginia, the Virginia African American Advisory Board, and other subject matter experts, to create guidelines for the Authority's publications and advertising materials to ensure the accurate representation in such publications and advertising materials of the experiences of enslaved persons at and the contributions of enslaved persons to properties in the Commonwealth with a historic link to slave ownership. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24104830D
01/09/2024Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/24/2024Assigned GL sub: Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
01/25/2024House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/25/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
01/29/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB814)
01/30/2024Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2024Committee substitute printed 24106196D-H1
02/01/2024Read first time
02/02/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB814H1)
02/02/2024Read second time
02/02/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24106196D-H1
02/02/2024Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB814H1
02/05/2024Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/05/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2024Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/14/2024Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2024Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/29/2024Reported from Finance and Appropriations (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/05/2024Read third time
03/05/2024Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/25/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB814ER)
03/25/2024Signed by President
03/26/2024Signed by Speaker
03/27/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB814ER)
03/27/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 27, 2024
03/27/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
04/05/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 531 (effective 7/1/24)

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