HJ 65 Sesquicentennial of Emancipation Proclamation; recognizing African American members.
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Summary as passed:

Recognizing the African American representatives to the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1867-1868 and members elected to the Virginia General Assembly during Reconstruction. Recognizes and celebrates the outstanding service of the African American men elected to the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1867-1868 and to the House of Delegates and Senate of Virginia on the occasion of the Sesquicentennial of the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 2013. The resolution requires that a proposal for a commemorative plaque be developed by the Clerk of the House of Delegates, the Clerk of the Senate, the Capitol Square Preservation Council, and the Library of Virginia and submitted to the Joint Rules Committee for consideration by September 1, 2012. This resolution incorporates HJ 64 and is identical to the Senate conference substitute for SJ 13. This resolution is a recommendation of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission.


Summary as passed House:

Recognizing the African American representatives to the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1867-1868 and members elected to the Virginia General Assembly during Reconstruction. Recognizes and celebrates the outstanding service of the African American men elected to the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1867-1868 and to the House of Delegates and Senate of Virginia on the occasion of the Sesquicentennial of the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 2013. This bill incorporates HJ 64. This resolution is a recommendation of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission.


Summary as introduced:

Recognizing the African American representatives to the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1867-1868.  Recognizes and celebrates the outstanding service of the African American men elected to the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1867-1868, on the occasion of the Sesquicentennial of the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 2013. This resolution is a recommendation of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission.