Pensions paid to widows and maiden or widowed daughters of Confederate veterans; repealed. (HB2346)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave) with support from co-patrons Del. Bill Janis (R-Glen Allen), Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke), and Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Pensions paid to the widows and maiden or widowed daughters of Confederate veterans. Repeals 51.1-900, relating to the pensions paid to the widows and maiden or widowed daughters of Confederate veterans. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Code Commission. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


  • 01/14/2009 Committee
  • 01/14/2009 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 097401836
  • 01/14/2009 Referred to Committee on Appropriations
  • 01/20/2009 Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources (Hamilton)
  • 01/28/2009 Reported from Appropriations (23-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/30/2009 Read first time
  • 02/02/2009 Read second time and engrossed
  • 02/03/2009 Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
  • 02/03/2009 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/04/2009 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/04/2009 Referred to Committee on Finance
  • 02/10/2009 Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/11/2009 Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/12/2009 Read third time
  • 02/12/2009 Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/16/2009 Enrolled
  • 02/16/2009 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2346ER)
  • 02/17/2009 Enrolled
  • 02/17/2009 Signed by Speaker
  • 02/17/2009 Signed by President
  • 02/23/2009 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 33 (effective 7/1/09)
  • 02/23/2009 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0033)


Waldo Jaquith writes:

Yeah, I think that's a section of code that can be eliminated safely. :)