Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; surviviors/dependents be admitted free. (SB1044)

Introduced By

Sen. Jay O'Brien (R-Clifton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program. Clarifies that qualified survivors and dependents who have been admitted to a public institution of higher education must be admitted free of tuition and all required general and institutional fees. Qualified survivors and dependents will be provided board, room rent, books, and supplies by the Department of Veterans Services, to the extent that funds have been appropriated to the agency for that purpose. Read the Bill »


03/21/2007: signed by governor


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 073355105
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/25/2007Committee substitute printed 072372105-S1
01/25/2007Rereferred to Finance
01/30/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1044S1)
02/01/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/01/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2007Read second time
02/02/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/02/2007Committee substitute agreed to 072372105-S1
02/02/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1044S1
02/05/2007Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/05/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2007Communicated to House
02/06/2007Placed on Calendar
02/06/2007Read first time
02/06/2007Referred to Committee on Education
02/13/2007Read second time
02/14/2007Read third time
02/14/2007Passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1044ER)
02/21/2007Signed by Speaker
02/22/2007Signed by President
03/19/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1044ER)
03/21/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 717 (effective 7/1/07)
04/05/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0717)