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RELIGIOUS AND CHARITABLE MATTERS; CEMETERIES

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2006 Session (CD) Carried over from 2006 session but died in committee on or before December 8th


Burial and funeral expenses; preneed contracts. Amending  6.1-5, 54.1-2820, and 54.1-2822. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1953 (Chapter 621))
Cemetery operators and funeral establishments; prohibited acts. Amending  54.1-2314 and 54.1-2806. (Patron-Barlow, HB 2709 (F))
Church or public school building; arson of any unoccupied, penalty. Amending  18.2-77. (Patron-Nutter, HB 429 (CD))
Constitutional amendment; religious freedom (first reference). Amending Section 16 of Article I. (Patron-Carrico, HJR 724 (F))
Criminal background checks; programs of religious instruction may obtain fingerprinting for employees. Amending  19.2-392.02. (Patron-Puller, SB 748 (F))
Driver’s license numbers; nonissuance of license to persons with bona fide religious objections thereto. Amending  20-60.3, 32.1-292.2, 46.2-340, 46.2-342, 46.2-894, 46.2-1110, 46.2-1190.4, 63.2-1250, and 63.2-1916. (Patron-Johnson, HB 3092 (F); Wampler, SB 1315 (F))
Driver’s license, restricted; allows judge to issue to person for purpose of driving to religious services. Amending  18.2-271.1. (Patron-Hogan, HB 2249 (F))
Fire Prevention Code; no fee for permits for inspection of schools operated under auspices of religious institution. Amending 27-98. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 2048 (V))
Religious freedom; reiterates an individual’s freedom of religion. Amending  17.1-406; adding  57-2.02. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 3082 (Chapter 889))
Religious freedom at public institutions of higher education; Council of Higher Education to establish guidelines to ensure. (Patron-Cline, HJR 639 (F))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include certain property purchased by churches. Amending  58.1-609.10. (Patron-Nixon, HB 2724 (Chapter 758))
Revolutionary War cemeteries and graves; disbursement of funds appropriated for caring therefor. Amending  10.1-2211.1. (Patron-Cline, HB 3192 (Chapter 349))
2007 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 09/04/07