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Ethnic Groups (1995 thru present)
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  • 2004 - HJ 71 English proficiency, ltd.; Sec. of Health & Human Res. to develop plan for increasing awareness of.
  • 2004 - HJ 155 Racial and ethnic disparity in mental health services; joint subcommittee to study.
  • 2004 - HJ 157 Racial and ethnic disparities in health care; joint subcommittee to study ways to eliminate.
  • 2004 - SB 24 Interpreters for non-English speaking persons in mental commitment proceedings; provisions.
  • 2004 - SB 186 Virginia-Asian Advisory Board; purpose.
  • 2004 - SB 222 Cultural diversity policies; establishmt. for loc. school boards & institutions of higher education.
  • 2004 - SB 598 Procurement Act, Public; small, and women- and minority-owned business participation.
  • 2004 - SJ 25 Minority young adults; Joint Commission on Health Care to study mental health needs.
  • 2004 - SJ 71 African-American students; Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Mem. Comm. to cons. needs.
  • 2004 - SJ 122 Medicaid-eligible persons w/ limited English prof.; reimburs. translation & interpretation services.
  • 2005 - HB 2420 Latino Advisory Board; created.
  • 2005 - HJ 552 Macedonians; supporting rights thereof living throughout Balkans.
  • 2005 - HJ 693 Vietnamese-American community; recognition.
  • 2006 - HB 122 SWAM businesses; additional certification not required to participate in any program.
  • 2006 - HB 153 Halal food; regulation of sale, penalty.
  • 2006 - HB 228 Election materials and ballots; county, city, or town may provide in non-English translations.
  • 2006 - HB 287 Driver's licenses; all examinations to be in English, interpreters in connection with prohibited.
  • 2006 - HB 1227 Small, women- and minority-owned businesses; may participate in any program if certified.
  • 2006 - HB 1376 Minority Business Enterprise; streamline certification program.
  • 2006 - HJ 201 Honoring Pocahontas for her vital contributions to the settlement at Jamestown.
  • 2006 - HR 13 Czechoslovakian-Americans and their descendants; extending recognition thereto.
  • 2006 - SB 349 Halal and kosher food; regulation of sale, penalty.
  • 2006 - SB 662 Minority Business Enterprise, Department of; certification of small, woman- or minority-owned.
  • 2006 - SJ 105 Standards of Learning assess.; to consider increase in certain studies related to minorities.
  • 2006 - SJ 152 Officially recognizing the Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Tribe.
  • 2006 - SJ 190 Commending Virginia's Asian and Pacific American communities.
  • 2007 - HB 3043 Health Commissioner; required to designate licensed physician to oversee minority health efforts.
  • 2007 - HB 3175 Virginia-Africa Advisory Board; created, report.
  • 2007 - HJ 728 Discrimination & injustice; General Assembly to acknowledge & express regret for State's role in.
  • 2007 - HJ 775 Lunar New Year & other Asian observances; importance to Asian & Pacific American communities.
  • 2007 - SJ 332 Discrimination & injustice; General Assembly to acknowledge & express regret for State's role in.
  • 2008 - HB 1554 Public Procurement Act; awarding of contracts to small, women-, or minority-owned businesses.
  • 2008 - SJ 46 Mental Health Needs & Treatment of Minority Young Adults; Joint Commission on Health Care Studying.
  • 2009 - HJ 680 Native Americans of Virginia; General Assembly to support establishment of commemorative commission.
  • 2010 - HB 615 Public Procurement Act; small, women, minority, and service disabled veteran-owned businesses.
  • 2012 - HJ 64 Virginia General Assembly; recognizing African American members elected during Reconstruction.
  • 2012 - HJ 65 Sesquicentennial of Emancipation Proclamation; recognizing African American members.
  • 2012 - HR 57 Commemorating the arrival of Africans to Virginia.
  • 2012 - SJ 13 Sesquicentennial of Emancipation Proclamation; recognizing African American members.
  • 2012 - SJ 89 Virginia General Assembly; recognizing African American members elected during Reconstruction.
  • 2013 - HJ 744 United Cherokee Indian Tribe of Virginia, Incorporated; State Recognition.
  • 2013 - SJ 73 Appalachian Cherokee Nation of Virginia; recognizes existence within State, etc.
  • 2013 - SJ 300 Appalachian Cherokee Nation of Virginia, etc.; State recognition.
  • 2013 - SJ 326 Appalachian Cherokee Nation of Virginia; State recognition.
  • 2013 - SJ 354 United Cherokee Indian Tribe of Virginia, Incorporated; State Recognition.
  • 2014 - HJ 175 Physicians, nineteenth-century; VCU to memorialize contributions of African American cadavers.
  • 2014 - SJ 87 Appalachian Cherokee Nation, Incorporated; extends state recognition.
  • 2015 - HB 2148 Virginia Public Procurement Act; small, women-owned, & minority-owned businesses, defines business.
  • 2015 - HJ 542 Burial sites of enslaved persons; Department of Historic Resources to study related issues.
  • 2015 - SB 854 Small, Women-owned, and Minority-owned Business Loan Fund; established.
  • 2015 - SB 1032 Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority; created, report, eliminates ABC Board.
  • 2015 - SJ 87 Appalachian Cherokee Nation, Incorporated; General Assembly to extend state recognition.
  • 2016 - HB 122 Preservation of History of Formerly Enslaved African Americans in Va., Commission on; established.
  • 2017 - HB 1547 Historical African American cemeteries/graves; disbursement of funds appropriated for preservation.
  • 2017 - HB 2296 African Americans, formerly enslaved; identification of history in Virginia.
  • 2017 - HJ 569 Recognition as genocide; atrocities committed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
  • 2017 - SJ 397 Commemorating the 50th anniversary of African American students in residence.