Veterans Services, Department of; processing of disability claims. (HB1732)

Introduced By

Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) with support from 66 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Mamye BaCote (D-Newport News), Del. William Barlow (D-Smithfield), Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville), Del. Joe Bouchard (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Danny Bowling (D-Oakwood), Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst), Del. Tom Gear (R-Hampton), Del. Frank Hall (D-Richmond), Del. Phil Hamilton (R-Newport News), Del. Algie Howell (D-Norfolk), Del. Bob Hull (D-Falls Church), Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell), Del. Joseph Johnson (D-Abingdon), Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Matt Lohr (R-Harrisonburg), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Bobby Mathieson (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas), Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk), Del. Harvey Morgan (R-Gloucester), Del. Joe Morrissey (I-Highland Springs), Del. Sam Nixon (R-Richmond), Del. Glenn Oder (R-Newport News), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), Del. Bud Phillips (D-Castlewood), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. David Poisson (D-Sterling), Del. Albert Pollard (D-Lively), Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Lacey Putney (I-Bedford), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Chris Saxman (R-Staunton), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach), Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville), Del. Margi Vanderhye (D-McLean), Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton), Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Kenneth Alexander (D-Norfolk), Sen. Harry Blevins (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Chuck Colgan (D-Manassas), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg), Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath), Sen. Henry Marsh (D-Richmond), Sen. Steve Martin (R-Chesterfield), Sen. Fred Quayle (R-Suffolk), Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville), Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake), Sen. Walter Stosch (R-Glen Allen), Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland), Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach), Sen. William Wampler (R-Bristol), Sen. John Watkins (R-Midlothian)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Department of Veterans Services; processing of disability claims. Provides that, subject to the availability of sufficient nongeneral fund revenues, including, but not limited to, private donations and federal funds, the Department shall work in concert with applicable State and Federal agencies to develop and deploy an automated system for the electronic preparation of veterans disability claims. The Commissioner shall ensure that the system is efficient and statutorily compliant. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/06/2009Committee
01/06/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 091780476
01/06/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/14/2009Assigned GL sub: ABC/Gaming
01/16/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1732)
01/22/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
01/27/2009Reported from General Laws (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2009Read first time
01/29/2009Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/30/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/11/2009Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2009Read third time
02/16/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Enrolled
02/18/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1732ER)
02/18/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1732ER)
02/18/2009Signed by Speaker
02/18/2009Signed by President
02/25/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 62 (effective 7/1/09)
02/25/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0062)