April 29, 2014. It appears that the signing ceremony for the USS Colorado (SSN 788) License Plate Bill will be on June 6th in conjunction with several other military related details. More details as they become available.
Welcome to USS Colorado (SSN-788) Commissioning Committee web site. USS Colorado (SSN-788) is the 15th Virginia Class submarine and is currently under construction at Electric Boat shipyard in Groton, Ct. It is expected to be commissioned in October or November 2017. The committee's purposes are to promote awareness within the state, provide support for the crew, and to help organize and raise money for the events surrounding commissioning.
April 22, 2014 – Yesterday the State Legislature completed work on the USS Colorado (SSN 788) License Plate Bill. The bill passed the House yesterday with a minor change to the Appropriation section on a 55-7, with 3 excused, vote. The Senate concurred with the House change and re-adopted the bill on a 33-2 vote, picking up 1 vote from the original Senate vote. A signing ceremony is being arranged with the Governor’s Office.
Nov 18, 2013. State Senator Bernie Herpin representing District 11 has submitted legislation for the next session of the legislature authorization of a special license plate for USS Colorado (SSN-788). Senator Herpin is a former Navy submariner having served on three fleet ballistic missile submarines.