Claims; Kurt E. Beach. (HB2243)

Introduced By

Del. William Barlow (D-Smithfield) with support from co-patron Del. Steve Shannon (D-Vienna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Claims; Kurt E. Beach. Provides relief in the amount of $250,000 to Kurt E. Beach to help cover medical expenses, including a liver transplant, that stem from his being infected by hepatitis C while on duty as a police officer in Smithfield, Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 098560428
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/20/2009Assigned App. sub: Technology Oversight & Government Activities (Landes)
02/03/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/04/2009Reported from Appropriations with amendments (23-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Read first time
02/08/2009Passed by for the day
02/09/2009Read second time
02/09/2009Committee amendments agreed to
02/09/2009Engrossed by House as amended HB2243E
02/09/2009Printed as engrossed 098560428-E
02/10/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/10/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Finance
02/17/2009Reported from Finance with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2009Committee substitute printed 092930260-S1
02/18/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2009Read third time
02/19/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/19/2009Committee substitute agreed to 092930260-S1
02/19/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2243S1
02/19/2009Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Placed on Calendar
02/23/2009Senate substitute agreed to by House 092930260-S1 (100-Y 0-N)
02/23/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2243ER)
02/25/2009Signed by Speaker
02/26/2009Signed by President
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 466 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0466)


This bill mentions Smithfield.


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.


Edward Artis,Jr writes:

Let us learn how to put people first, instead of politics. In the future we should be smart enough to screen the leaches from those actually
needing help, if this passage somehow creates a new precident.