HB 1547 Historical African American cemeteries/graves; disbursement of funds appropriated for preservation.
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Summary as introduced:

Historical African American cemeteries and graves. Directs the distribution of funds appropriated for such purpose to qualifying charitable organizations that preserve historical African American cemeteries established before 1900. The funding formula is $5, or the average actual cost of routine maintenance, multiplied by the number of graves, monuments, and markers of African Americans who lived at any time between 1800 and 1900 and are interred in the cemetery. The bill lists two cemeteries, East End Cemetery in Henrico County and Evergreen Cemetery in the City of Richmond, that are to receive any funds appropriated for a total of 6,975 gravesites.

Full text:
12/29/16  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101511D  pdf | impact statement
02/20/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1547ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/03/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0270)  pdf

Status:
12/29/16  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101511D
12/29/16  House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/12/17  House: Assigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
01/18/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/25/17  House: Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N)
01/25/17  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/25/17  House: Assigned App. sub: Commerce, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Technology
02/01/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/03/17  House: Reported from Appropriations (20-Y 0-N)
02/04/17  House: Read first time
02/06/17  House: Read second time and engrossed
02/07/17  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/07/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/08/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/13/17  Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
02/15/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/17  Senate: Read third time
02/16/17  Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/17  Senate: Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/17  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/17  House: Enrolled
02/20/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1547ER)
02/20/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/21/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/21/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/03/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 270 (effective 7/1/17)
03/03/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0270)