Access to water; human right. (HJ538)

Introduced By

Sen. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg) with support from 21 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Josh Cole (D-Fredericksburg), Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station), Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station), Del. Clinton Jenkins (D-Suffolk), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. Don Scott (D-Portsmouth), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield), Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt), Sen. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond), Del. Angelia Williams Graves (D-Norfolk), Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth), Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond), Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Access to water; human right. Recognizing that access to clean, potable, and affordable water is a necessary human right. Read the Bill »


02/23/2021: Passed the Senate


01/10/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101771D
01/10/2021Referred to Committee on Rules
01/22/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/22/2021Reported from Rules with amendment(s) (14-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2021Taken up
01/26/2021Committee amendments agreed to
01/26/2021Engrossed by House as amended HJ538E
01/26/2021Printed as engrossed 21101771D-E
01/26/2021Agreed to by House (61-Y 33-N)
01/26/2021VOTE: Agree To (61-Y 33-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Reading waived
01/27/2021Referred to Committee on Rules
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Rules (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/19/2021Reported from Rules with amendments
02/22/2021Reading waived (39-Y 0-N)
02/22/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ538ER)
02/23/2021Read third time
02/23/2021Reading of amendments waived
02/23/2021Committee amendments agreed to
02/23/2021Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/23/2021Agreed to by Senate with amendments by voice vote
02/24/2021Placed on Calendar
02/24/2021Senate amendments agreed to by House (63-Y 33-N)
02/24/2021VOTE: Adoption (63-Y 33-N)