SB 653 Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Commission, created.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)
Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Commission. Creates the Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Commission in the executive branch of state government 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. This bill is identical to HB 781 (Kilgore).

Full text:
01/09/08  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 086175812  pdf | impact statement
02/01/08  Senate: Committee substitute printed 087311344-S1  pdf | impact statement
03/08/08  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB653ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/31/08  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0659)  pdf

House amendments
House amendments engrossed

01/09/08  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 086175812
01/09/08  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules
02/01/08  Senate: Reported from Rules with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
02/01/08  Senate: Committee substitute printed 087311344-S1
02/04/08  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/05/08  Senate: Read second time
02/05/08  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/05/08  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 087311344-S1
02/05/08  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB653S1
02/06/08  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/06/08  Senate: Communicated to House
02/12/08  House: Placed on Calendar
02/12/08  House: Read first time
02/12/08  House: Referred to Committee on Rules
03/03/08  House: Reported from Rules with amendment (15-Y 0-N)
03/04/08  House: Read second time
03/05/08  House: Read third time
03/05/08  House: Committee amendment agreed to
03/05/08  Senate: Emergency clause added
03/05/08  House: Engrossed by House as amended
03/05/08  House: Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
03/05/08  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
03/06/08  Senate: House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/08/08  Senate: Enrolled
03/08/08  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB653ER)
03/08/08  House: Signed by Speaker
03/11/08  Senate: Signed by President
03/27/08  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 659 (effective 3/27/08)
03/31/08  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0659)