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SB 183 - Authorizes Localities to Remove, Relocate, or Alter Monuments - Virginia Key Vote

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Title: Authorizes Localities to Remove, Relocate, or Alter Monuments

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Title: Authorizes Localities to Remove, Relocate, or Alter Monuments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that authorizes a locality to remove, relocate, contextualize, or cover any monument or memorial for war veterans on the locality's public property.

Highlights:

 

  • Authorizes localities to remove, relocate, contextualize, or cover up any monument or memorial for veterans of any war or conflict on the locality’s public property (Sec. 1).

  • Exempts monuments or memorials located in a publicly owned cemetery (Sec. 1).

  • Requires a local governing body to publish a notice in a local newspaper of the intended time and date for a public hearing after which a vote will be held by the governing body on whether or not to remove, relocate, contextualize, or cover the monument or memorial (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that the governing body shall have the sole authority to determine the final disposition and relocation of a monument or memorial which may be any museum, historical society, government, or military battlefield (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that nothing in this act shall apply to a monument or memorial located on the property of a public institution of higher education within the city of Lexington (Sec. 3).

  • Authorizes the Board of Historic Resources to promulgate regulations governing the manner in which any monument or memorial may be contextualized (Sec. 4).

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Title: Authorizes Localities to Remove, Relocate, or Alter Monuments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that authorizes a locality to remove, relocate, contextualize, or cover any monument or memorial for war veterans on the locality's public property.

Highlights:

 

  • Authorizes localities to remove, relocate, contextualize, or cover up any monument or memorial for veterans of any war or conflict on the locality’s public property (Sec. 1).

  • Exempts monuments or memorials located in a publicly owned cemetery (Sec. 1).

  • Requires a local governing body to publish a notice in a local newspaper of the intended time and date for a public hearing after which a vote will be held by the governing body on whether or not to remove, relocate, contextualize, or cover the monument or memorial (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that the governing body shall have the sole authority to determine the final disposition and relocation of a monument or memorial which may be any museum, historical society, government, or military battlefield (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that nothing in this act shall apply to a monument or memorial located on the property of a public institution of higher education within the city of Lexington (Sec. 3).

  • Authorizes the Board of Historic Resources to promulgate regulations governing the manner in which any monument or memorial may be contextualized (Sec. 4).

Title: Authorizes Localities to Remove, Relocate, or Alter Monuments

Title: Authorizes Localities to Remove, Relocate, or Alter Monuments

Title: Authorizes Localities to Remove, Relocate, or Alter Monuments

Title: Authorizes Localities to Remove, Relocate, or Alter Monuments

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