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HJ 65 Sesquicentennial of Emancipation Proclamation; recognizing African American members.

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SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)

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.




  • 01/10/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100007D
  • 01/10/12  House: Referred to Committee on Rules
  • 02/07/12  House: Reported from Rules with substitute (14-Y 0-N)
  • 02/07/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12104828D-H1
  • 02/08/12  House: Incorporates HJ64
  • 02/10/12  House: Passed by for the day
  • 02/13/12  House: Taken up
  • 02/13/12  House: Committee substitute agreed to 12104828D-H1
  • 02/13/12  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HJ65H1
  • 02/13/12  House: Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
  • 02/13/12  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N)
  • 02/14/12  Senate: Reading waived
  • 02/14/12  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules
  • 02/24/12  Senate: Reported from Rules with substitute by voice vote
  • 02/24/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12105500D-S1
  • 02/27/12  Senate: Reading waived (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/28/12  Senate: Read third time
  • 02/28/12  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
  • 02/28/12  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 12105500D-S1
  • 02/28/12  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HJ65S1
  • 02/28/12  Senate: Agreed to by Senate with substitute by voice vote
  • 02/29/12  House: Placed on Calendar
  • 03/01/12  House: Senate substitute rejected by House 12105500D-S1 (1-Y 94-N)
  • 03/01/12  House: VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 94-N)
  • 03/05/12  Senate: Senate insisted on substitute
  • 03/05/12  Senate: Senate requested conference committee
  • 03/06/12  House: House acceded to request
  • 03/06/12  House: Conferees appointed by House
  • 03/06/12  House: Delegates: McClellan, Orrock, Landes
  • 03/07/12  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
  • 03/07/12  Senate: Senators: Marsh, Lucas, Watkins
  • 03/09/12  House: Conference report agreed to by House (91-Y 0-N)
  • 03/09/12  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (91-Y 0-N)
  • 03/09/12  House: Conference substitute printed 12105760D-H2
  • 03/10/12  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate
  • 03/12/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ65ER)