Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare (VIEW) program; increase of requirements. (SB1133)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare Program. Modifies the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program to increase Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare (VIEW) requirements. This bill also eliminates food stamps from the subsidies replaced by the Full Employment Program, and certain VIEW program exemptions. The bill authorizes posttermination payments of up to $50 per month for recipients who work at least 30 hours per week. Read the Bill »


03/19/2007: signed by governor


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 077623116
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/23/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1133)
01/26/2007Committee substitute printed 071736116-S1
01/29/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N 1-A)
01/30/2007Read second time
01/30/2007Reading of substitute waived
01/30/2007Committee substitute agreed to 071736116-S1
01/30/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1133S1
01/31/2007Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
01/31/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2007Communicated to House
02/06/2007Placed on Calendar
02/06/2007Read first time
02/06/2007Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/07/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1133S1)
02/15/2007Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2007Read second time
02/19/2007Passed by for the day
02/20/2007Read third time
02/20/2007Passed House (94-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: PASSAGE (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1133ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/12/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1133ER)
03/19/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 568 (effective 7/1/07)
04/03/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0568)