HB 2579 Bat, big-eared; designating as official emblem of State.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Emblems of the Commonwealth; designation of the state bat.  Designates the Virginia Big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus) as the official bat of the Commonwealth.

Full text:
01/12/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 054063228  pdf | impact statement
01/27/05  House: Printed as engrossed 054063228-E  pdf | impact statement
02/25/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2579ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/31/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0557)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
Senate amendments
Senate amendments rejected

Status:
01/12/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 054063228
01/12/05  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/18/05  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: Subcommittee #3...
01/25/05  House: Reported from General Laws with amd (18-Y 3-N)
01/26/05  House: Read first time
01/27/05  House: Read second time
01/27/05  House: Committee amendment agreed to
01/27/05  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB2579E
01/27/05  House: Printed as engrossed 054063228-E
01/28/05  House: Read third time and passed House (87-Y 8-N 1-A)
01/28/05  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (87-Y 8-N 1-A)
01/28/05  House: Communicated to Senate
01/31/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/05  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/09/05  Senate: Reported from General Laws with amd (12-Y 0-N)
02/11/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/11/05  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (39-Y 0-N)
02/14/05  Senate: Read third time
02/14/05  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/14/05  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
02/14/05  Senate: Amendment by Sen. Chichester agreed to
02/14/05  Senate: Amendment by Sen. Chichester reconsidered (24-Y 15-N)
02/14/05  Senate: VOTE: RECONSIDER (24-Y 15-N)
02/14/05  Senate: Amendment by Sen. Chichester withdrawn
02/14/05  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/14/05  Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (31-Y 8-N)
02/14/05  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (31-Y 8-N)
02/15/05  House: Placed on Calendar
02/16/05  House: Senate amendment agreed to by House (89-Y 8-N)
02/16/05  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (89-Y 8-N)
02/25/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2579ER)
02/26/05  House: Enrolled
02/26/05  House: Signed by Speaker
02/26/05  Senate: Signed by President
03/22/05  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 557 (effective 7/1/05)
03/31/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0557)