Veterans Services, Department of; ratio of claims agents to number of veterans in State. (HB1121)

Introduced By

Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) with support from 54 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge), Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst), Del. John A. Cox (R-Ashland), Del. Mark Dudenhefer (R-Stafford), Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston), Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria), Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg), Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria), Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna), Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell), Del. Johnny Joannou (D-Portsmouth), Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Jim LeMunyon (R-Oak Hill), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond), Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Lacey Putney (I-Bedford), Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield), Del. Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach), Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville), Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt), Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton), Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan), Del. Mike Watson (R-Williamsburg), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Dick Black (R-Leesburg), Sen. Chuck Colgan (D-Manassas), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg), Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath), Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke), Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville), Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon), Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville), Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland), Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon), Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Department of Veterans Services; personnel.  Provides that a ratio of claims agents with the Department of Veterans Services to the number of veterans in the Commonwealth shall be one agent for every 23,000 veterans. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2012Committee
01/11/2012Presented and ordered printed 12103219D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2012Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming
01/19/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/24/2012Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2012Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/26/2012Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
02/03/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1121)
02/09/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/10/2012Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/14/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/27/2012Reported from General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012Read third time
03/01/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2012Enrolled
03/07/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1121ER)
03/07/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1121ER)
03/07/2012Signed by Speaker
03/08/2012Signed by President
03/22/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 331 (effective 7/1/12)
03/22/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0331)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB254.