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SJ 13 Sesquicentennial of Emancipation Proclamation; recognizing African American members.

Introduced by: Henry L. Marsh III | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

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 SJ 89 and is identical to the House conference substitute for HJ 65. This resolution is a recommendation of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission.




  • 01/03/12  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100008D
  • 01/03/12  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules
  • 02/03/12  Senate: Reported from Rules with substitute by voice vote
  • 02/03/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12104479D-S1
  • 02/06/12  Senate: Incorporates SJ89
  • 02/06/12  Senate: Reading waived (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/07/12  Senate: Read second time
  • 02/07/12  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
  • 02/07/12  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 12104479D-S1
  • 02/07/12  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SJ13S1
  • 02/08/12  Senate: Read third time and agreed to by Senate by voice vote
  • 02/13/12  House: Placed on Calendar
  • 02/13/12  House: Read first time
  • 02/13/12  House: Referred to Committee on Rules
  • 02/21/12  House: Reported from Rules with substitute (14-Y 0-N)
  • 02/21/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12105586D-H1
  • 02/24/12  House: Taken up
  • 02/24/12  House: Committee substitute agreed to 12105586D-H1
  • 02/24/12  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute SJ13H1
  • 02/24/12  House: Agreed to by House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
  • 02/24/12  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N)
  • 02/28/12  Senate: House substitute rejected by Senate
  • 02/29/12  House: House insisted on substitute
  • 02/29/12  House: House requested conference committee
  • 03/02/12  Senate: Senate acceded to request
  • 03/02/12  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
  • 03/02/12  Senate: Senators: Marsh, Lucas, Watkins
  • 03/05/12  House: Conferees appointed by House
  • 03/05/12  House: Delegates: McClellan, Orrock, Landes
  • 03/09/12  House: Conference report agreed to by House (92-Y 0-N)
  • 03/09/12  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 0-N)
  • 03/10/12  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate
  • 03/10/12  Senate: Conference substitute printed 12105960D-S2
  • 03/14/12  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ13ER)