Military Family Relief Fund; created, report. (SB139)

Introduced By

Sen. Jay O'Brien (R-Clifton) with support from co-patron Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Military Family Relief Fund; contribution of tax refund; report. Establishes the Virginia Military Family Relief Fund, a special nonreverting fund to assist Virginia members of the armed services who have been called to active duty and to assist their families with living expenses. The Fund will be used by the Adjutant General to provide monetary grants to National Guard members and reservists who are called to either state or federal active duty to assist with living expenses. The bill also provides an income tax refund checkoff to individuals who want to contribute all or part of their income tax refund or additional contribution to the Military Family Relief Fund. This bill incorporates Senate Bill 385. Read the Bill »


03/31/2006: signed by governor


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 066619120
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on Finance
01/16/2006Fiscal impact statement from TAX (SB139)
01/16/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB139)
01/18/2006Passed by for the day in Finance (15-Y 0-N)
01/24/2006Reconsidered by Finance
01/24/2006Committee substitute printed 063948712-S1
01/24/2006Reported from Finance with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
01/25/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/25/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
01/26/2006Read second time
01/26/2006Reading of substitute waived
01/26/2006Committee substitute agreed to 063948712-S1
01/26/2006Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB139S1
01/27/2006Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
01/27/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
01/27/2006Communicated to House
02/13/2006Placed on Calendar
02/13/2006Read first time
02/13/2006Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/14/2006Fiscal impact statement from TAX (SB139S1)
02/16/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB139S1)
02/24/2006Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (22-Y 0-N)
02/24/2006Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/28/2006Assigned App. sub: Public Safety (Sherwood)
03/06/2006Reported from Appropriations (24-Y 0-N)
03/07/2006Read second time
03/08/2006Read third time
03/08/2006Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
03/08/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
03/15/2006Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB139ER)
03/15/2006Signed by Speaker
03/16/2006Signed by President
03/29/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB139ER)
03/31/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 479 (effective 7/1/06)
04/06/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0479)