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H.B. 2296. A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Chapter 22 of Title 23.1 an article numbered 5, consisting of sections numbered 23.1-2219, 23.1-2220, and 23.1-2221, relating to the identification of the history of formerly enslaved African Americans in Virginia. 17105201D

02/03/17 House: Committee substitute printed 17105201D-H1
01/11/17 House: Presented and ordered printed 17103178D

Patrons--McQuinn, Aird, Carr, Hayes, Hugo, James, Minchew, Plum, Rasoul, Torian, Tyler, Ward, Watts and Yancey

Passed the House of Delegates February 7, 2017 (97-Y 0-N)

Passed the Senate with amendments February 17, 2017 (40-Y 0-N)



    1. Line 42, engrossed, after Governor,
        remainder of line 42, and all of lines 43 through who on line 47
        of whom one shall be the Director of the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia or her designee, the Director of the Department of Historic Resources or his designee, and a recognized historian with scholarship in American history and slavery. The President of the Foundation


    2. Line 59, engrossed, at the beginning of the line
        lines 59 through 61
        Legislative members shall receive such compensation as provided in the general appropriation act and the Foundation shall submit such attendance reports as necessary to the Clerk of the House of Delegates and the Clerk of the Senate to facilitate the payment of such compensation. From the appropriations to the Foundation, the Foundation shall pay nonlegislative citizen members such compensation for the performance of their duties as provided in 2.2-2813 and shall reimburse all members for reasonable and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties as provided in 2.2-2813 and 2.2-2825.


    3. Line 62, engrossed, after line 61
        2. That the provisions of this act shall not become effective unless an appropriation effectuating the purposes of this act is included in a general appropriation act passed in 2017 by the General Assembly that becomes law.


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