Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1969 March

In Richmond, Va., Senator James C. Turk Defends an Amendment Regarding the State Corporation Commission

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
03/27/69
Run Time
54 seconds
Sound
Mag
Color
Color
Abstract
At the State Capitol in Richmond, Va., the Virginia General Assembly is in the process of revising the Constitution of Virginia. Senator James C. Turk supports an amendment passed by the Senate Committee on Insurance and Banking regarding laws that regulate corporations. In response to the Virginia's House of Delegates's outcry against this amendment, Senator Turk says their version was too indefinite and would invite lawsuits. According to Senator Turk, the Senate's version features a provision to allow for the size of the State Corporation Commission, designed to protect the consumer, to increase from three to five members elected by both houses of the General Assembly.
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