Veterans Services, Department of; ratio of department staff to veterans residing in State. (HB1557)

Introduced By

Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights)

Progress

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

Description

Department of Veterans Services; ratio of department staff to veterans residing in the Commonwealth.  Clarifies that the number of employees assigned to the processing of benefit claims shall be sufficient to maintain a ratio of one staff person for every 26,212 veterans residing in the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/04/2011Committee
01/04/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100959D
01/04/2011Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/12/2011Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming
01/18/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1557)
01/20/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/25/2011Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2011Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/25/2011Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
01/26/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/31/2011Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2011Read first time
02/03/2011Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/04/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/16/2011Reported from General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Read third time
02/21/2011Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2011Enrolled
02/25/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1557ER)
02/25/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1557ER)
02/26/2011Signed by Speaker
02/28/2011Signed by President
03/22/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 330 (effective 7/1/11)
03/22/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0330)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 50 seconds.

Comments

Bubberella writes:

Will there be an appropriation request to carry this out?

Waldo Jaquith writes:

Well, that's an awfully specific number.