Military Service Personnel Bill of Rights of 2008; established. (HB1193)

Introduced By

Del. Brian Moran (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Del. Joe Bouchard (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Frank Hall (D-Richmond), Del. Paul Nichols (D-Woodbridge), and Del. Steve Shannon (D-Vienna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Military Service Personnel Bill of Rights of 2008. Provides a number of rights and enhancements to military service personnel who are on active duty and domiciled in the Commonwealth. More specifically, the bill: 1. Requires the Department of Human Resources Management to develop, in cooperation with the Department of Planning and Budget, state personnel policies providing supplemental pay to any state employee who (i) is on active military duty in the armed forces of the United States and (ii) receives active military duty pay in an amount that is less than his regular state pay. 2.Allows any individual domiciled in Virginia who is a member of the National Guard to participate in the group life, accidental death and dismemberment policy administered by the Virginia Retirement System, provided the individual pays the full amount of the cost of coverage under the insurance program, 3. Allows a subtraction when calculating Virginia taxable income for National Guard and Reserve personnel military pay when they serve, outside the United States, on extended active duty for periods of 90 days or longer. 4. Authorizes Virginia domiciled members of the armed services and their spouses to freeze access to their credit reports. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 081905648
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/25/2008Assigned C & L sub: 2
01/28/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1193)
02/05/2008Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2008Referred to Committee on Finance
02/06/2008Committee substitute printed 080177648-H1
02/11/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1193H1)
02/12/2008Left in Finance