Veterans; determination of status of unclaimed cremains. (HB1056)

Introduced By

Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Determination of status of unclaimed cremains belonging to veterans.  Provides that prior to the disposal of any unclaimed cremains, a funeral director must submit the name and any other identifying information for such cremains to the Department of Veterans Services for the purposes of determining whether the unclaimed cremains are those of a veteran.  Under the bill, the names and any personal identifying information submitted by a funeral director to the Department of Veterans Services are exempt from disclosure under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act ( 2.2-3700 et seq.). Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103438D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2012Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming
01/17/2012Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
01/24/2012Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/03/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1056)
02/14/2012Left in General Laws

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB433.