Caregivers Grant Program; applicability to physically or mentally handicapped person. (HB66)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach) with support from 13 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg), Del. Vince Callahan (R-McLean), Del. Allen Dudley (R-Rocky Mount), Del. Tom Gear (R-Hampton), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Michele McQuigg (R-Occoquan), Del. Harvey Morgan (R-Gloucester), Del. Melanie Rapp (R-Yorktown), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Social services; Virginia Caregivers Grant. Increases the grant available to a caregiver of a mentally or physically impaired relative from $500 to $3,000 if the caregiver can provide appropriate documentation that without such care, the relative would be domiciled in a nursing facility. Grants from this fund shall not exceed the amount appropriated by the General Assembly to the Virginia Caregivers Grant Fund. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/15/2005Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063677472
12/15/2005Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB66)
01/31/2006Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (21-Y 1-N)
01/31/2006Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/02/2006Assigned App. sub: Health and Human Resources (Hamilton)
02/15/2006Left in Appropriations