HB 781 Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Commission, created.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Commission.  Creates the Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Commission to encourage the economic development of Southwest Virginia through the expansion of cultural heritage ventures and initiatives related to tourism and other asset-based enterprises, including the Southwest Virginia Artisan Center, the Crooked Road, Round The Mountain, and related cultural heritage organizations and venues that promote entrepreneurial and employment opportunities. The bill sets out the membership of the Commission and its powers and duties. An emergency clause makes the bill effective upon its passage.  This bill is identical to SB 653 (Wampler).

Full text:
01/08/08  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 086176812  pdf | impact statement
02/09/08  House: Committee substitute printed 081845588-H1  pdf | impact statement
03/07/08  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB781ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/31/08  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0654)  pdf

Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed

01/08/08  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 086176812
01/08/08  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/08  House: Assigned GL sub: Professional/Occupational/Adminstrative Process
02/08/08  House: Reported from General Laws with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
02/09/08  House: Committee substitute printed 081845588-H1
02/09/08  House: Read first time
02/11/08  House: Read second time
02/11/08  House: Committee substitute agreed to 081845588-H1
02/11/08  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB781H1
02/12/08  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/12/08  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
02/12/08  House: Communicated to Senate
02/13/08  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/08  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules
03/03/08  Senate: Reported from Rules with amendment (13-Y 0-N)
03/04/08  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/08  Senate: Read third time
03/04/08  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
03/04/08  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
03/04/08  Senate: Emergency clause added
03/04/08  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/04/08  Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
03/05/08  House: Placed on Calendar
03/05/08  House: Senate amendment agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
03/05/08  House: VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N)
03/07/08  House: Enrolled
03/07/08  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB781ER)
03/07/08  House: Signed by Speaker
03/09/08  Senate: Signed by President
03/27/08  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 654 (effective 3/27/08)
03/31/08  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0654)