HB 2296 African Americans, formerly enslaved; identification of history in Virginia.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities; identification of the history of formerly enslaved African Americans in Virginia. Directs the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities to identify the history of formerly enslaved African Americans in Virginia and determine ways to preserve the history for educational and cultural purposes. Among other things, the Foundation would promote the identification, preservation, and conservation of historic sites significant to the history, presence, and contributions of formerly enslaved African Americans in Virginia; identify the contributions of African Americans to Virginia, the nation, and the world; identify historical sites significant to African American history in Virginia; and recommend ways to increase tourism and revenues associated with such sites. The bill creates a task force consisting of legislative and nonlegislative members to assist the Foundation in its work.

Full text:
01/11/17  House: Presented and ordered printed 17103178D  pdf | impact statement
02/03/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17105201D-H1  pdf | impact statement
03/07/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2296ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/20/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0647)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed
Conference amendments

Status:
01/11/17  House: Presented and ordered printed 17103178D
01/11/17  House: Referred to Committee on Rules
01/31/17  House: Reported from Rules (15-Y 0-N)
01/31/17  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/01/17  House: Assigned App. sub: General Government & Capital Outlay
02/03/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 0-N)
02/03/17  House: Reported from Appropriations with substitute (20-Y 0-N)
02/03/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17105201D-H1
02/04/17  House: Read first time
02/06/17  House: Read second time
02/06/17  House: Committee substitute agreed to 17105201D-H1
02/06/17  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2296H1
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 Rules
02/10/17  Senate: Reported from Rules with amendments (13-Y 0-N)
02/10/17  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
02/15/17  Senate: Reported from Finance with amendment (16-Y 0-N)
02/16/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/17/17  Senate: Read third time
02/17/17  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/17/17  Senate: Rules Committee amendments agreed to
02/17/17  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/17/17  Senate: Finance Committee amendment agreed to
02/17/17  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/17/17  Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/17  House: Placed on Calendar
02/21/17  House: Senate amendments #1 and 2 agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
02/21/17  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N)
02/21/17  House: Senate amendment #3 rejected by House (0-Y 96-N)
02/21/17  House: VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 96-N)
02/22/17  Senate: Senate insisted on amendment #3 (39-Y 0-N)
02/22/17  Senate: Senate requested conference committee
02/23/17  House: House acceded to request
02/23/17  House: Conferees appointed by House
02/23/17  House: Delegates: McQuinn, O'Bannon, Edmunds
02/23/17  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/23/17  Senate: Senators: McDougle, Ruff, Dance
02/24/17  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/17  House: Conference report agreed to by House (95-Y 0-N)
02/24/17  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N)
03/07/17  House: Enrolled
03/07/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2296ER)
03/07/17  House: Signed by Speaker
03/10/17  Senate: Signed by President
03/13/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
03/13/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/20/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 647 (effective 7/1/17)
03/20/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0647)