HB 573 Uniform Flag Act; flags shall be flown at half-mast for one day to honor fallen Virginians.
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Summary as enacted with Governor's Recommendation: (all summaries)

Flags flown at half staff.  Provides that whenever a member of the United States armed forces, Virginia National Guard, Virginia Defense Force, a police officer, a firefighter, or an emergency medical services provider who is a resident of Virginia is killed in the line of duty, state and local flags flown at any building owned by the Commonwealth shall be flown at half staff or mast for one day to honor and acknowledge respect for those who made the supreme sacrifice. The Department of General Services is to develop procedures to effectuate the purposes of the bill.

Full text:
01/10/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100552D  pdf | impact statement
02/10/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12105233D-H1  pdf | impact statement
03/07/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB573ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/18/12  House: Reenrolled bill text (HB573ER2)  pdf
04/18/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0767)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed
Governor's recommendation

Status:
01/10/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100552D
01/10/12  House: Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/18/12  House: Assigned MPPS sub: #3
02/06/12  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 0-N)
02/10/12  House: Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
02/10/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12105233D-H1
02/12/12  House: Read first time
02/13/12  House: Read second time
02/13/12  House: Committee substitute agreed to 12105233D-H1
02/13/12  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB573H1
02/14/12  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/12  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/15/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/12  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/27/12  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (15-Y 0-N)
02/28/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/29/12  Senate: Read third time
02/29/12  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/29/12  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
02/29/12  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/29/12  Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
03/01/12  House: Placed on Calendar
03/02/12  House: Senate amendments agreed to by House (94-Y 0-N)
03/02/12  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 0-N)
03/07/12  House: Enrolled
03/07/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB573ER)
03/07/12  House: Signed by Speaker
03/08/12  Senate: Signed by President
04/09/12  House: Governor's recommendation received by House
04/17/12  House: Placed on Calendar
04/18/12  House: House concurred in Governor's recommendation (96-Y 0-N)
04/18/12  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N)
04/18/12  Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (38-Y 0-N)
04/18/12  Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
04/18/12  House: Reenrolled
04/18/12  House: Reenrolled bill text (HB573ER2)
04/18/12  House: Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/18/12  Senate: Signed by President as reenrolled
04/18/12  House: Enacted, Chapter 767 (effective 7/1/12)
04/18/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0767)