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RELIGIOUS AND CHARITABLE MATTERS; CEMETERIES

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2007 Session


Cemeteries; access to if located on private property. Amending 57-27.1. (Patron-Barlow, HB 1223 (F))
Child abuse or neglect; reporting requirements by ministers of religion. Amending  63.2-1509. (Patron-Brink, HB 1434 (F); Howell, SB 253 (Chapter 801))
Church or public school building; arson of any unoccupied, penalty. Amending  18.2-77. (Patron-Nutter, HB 429 (C))
Churches; religious corporations to include those unincorporated regarding certain eminent domain provisions. Amending 15.2-5214, 15.2-5343, 16.1-319, and 23-50.16:12. (Patron-Joannou, HB 955 (Chapter 673))
Comparative religion; Board of Education to authorize elective course in grades 9 through 12. Amending  22.1-202.1. (Patron-Tata, HB 215 (Chapter 90))
Comparative religion; Board of Education to authorize local school boards to offer an elective course in grades 9 through 12. Amending  22.1-202.1. (Patron-Whipple, SB 62 (Chapter 161))
Confederate cemeteries and graves; increases number of graves cared for by Stonewall Confederate Memorial Association. Amending 10.1-2211. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 341 (Chapter 630))
Confederate cemeteries and graves; Sons of Confederate Veterans to receive funds from Department of Historic Resources for care thereof. Amending  10.1-2211. (Patron-Hanger, SB 401 (Chapter 489))
Constitutional amendment; prohibits General Assembly from granting charters of incorporation to churches (second reference). Amending Section 14 of Article IV. (Patron-McQuigg, HJR 159 (Chapter 945))
Constitutional amendment; prohibits General Assembly from granting charters of incorporation to churches (submitting to qualified voters). Amending Section 14 of Article IV. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 1382 (Chapter 68))
Faith-based community services; Department of Social Services to coordinate offers of assistance during natural disasters. Amending  63.2-703. (Patron-Herring, SB 730 (Chapter 386))
Faith-based Community Services, Office of; created within Department of Social Services. Amending  63.2-703. (Patron-Moran, HB 1213 (Chapter 142))
Private roads; Counties of Dickenson and Tazewell added to existing provision allowing maintenance of those serving cemeteries. Amending Chapter 555, 2005 Acts. (Patron-Phillips, HB 643 (Chapter 105); Puckett, SB 514 (Chapter 180))
R. E. Lee Camp Confederate Memorial Park; corrects full name of property conveyed to State. Amending  57-5. (Patron-Hanger, SB 408 (F))
Religious freedom; Council of Higher Education encouraged to review guidelines concerning activity at institutions of higher education. (Patron-Cline, HJR 123 (F))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for certain church property. Amending  58.1-609.10. (Patron-Nixon, HB 576 (Chapter 338))
Solemn ceremonies; unlawful assembly in protest near or at ceremony is guilty of misdemeanor. Amending  18.2-415. (Patron-Carrico, HB 372 (Chapter 250))
Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery; Department of Veterans Services authorized to accept donated property in Southwest Virginia for construction. (Patron-Dudley, HB 1465 (Chapter 293); Edwards, SB 359 (Chapter 315))
2006 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 11/07/06