Hunting and fishing license, special; permanently disabled veteran to apply and receive at no cost. (HB719)

Introduced By

Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News) with support from 27 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. John A. Cox (R-Ashland), Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Del. Mark Dudenhefer (R-Stafford), Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg), Del. Peter Farrell (R-Henrico), Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg), Del. Chris Head (R-Roanoke), Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg), Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton), Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg), Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding), Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale), Del. Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg), Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Mike Watson (R-Williamsburg), Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall), Del. Joseph Yost (R-Blacksburg)

Progress

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

Description

Special hunting and fishing license for disabled veterans.  Allows a veteran who is permanently disabled due to a service-connected disability to purchase a discounted, combined hunting and freshwater fishing lifetime license and further provides him with the option to purchase either a hunting or a fishing license. The license fee for a person to only hunt or fish will be lower than that of the combined license. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2012Committee
01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103431D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/17/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB719)
01/23/2012Assigned ACNRsub: Natural Resources
01/25/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/01/2012Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2012Read first time
02/03/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/06/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2012Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/16/2012Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2012Read third time
02/21/2012Reading of amendments waived
02/21/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/21/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/21/2012Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2012Placed on Calendar
02/23/2012Passed by for the day
02/24/2012Passed by for the day
02/27/2012Senate amendments agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/27/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2012Enrolled
03/02/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB719ER)
03/02/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB719ER)
03/02/2012Signed by Speaker
03/05/2012Signed by President
03/23/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 380 (effective 7/1/12)
03/23/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0380)

Video

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

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB528.