Veterans Services, Department of; ratio of claims agents to number of veterans in State. (SB254)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania) with support from 10 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), Sen. Dick Black (R-Leesburg), Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke), Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon), Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland), Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)

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
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103220D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/16/2012Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2012Read second time and engrossed
01/20/2012Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB254)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/17/2012Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
02/29/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/29/2012Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2012Read second time
03/05/2012Read third time
03/05/2012Passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
03/05/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2012Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
03/05/2012Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
03/05/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2012Enrolled
03/08/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB254ER)
03/08/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB254ER)
03/08/2012Signed by Speaker
03/09/2012Signed by President
03/22/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 342 (effective 7/1/12)
03/22/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0342)

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.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1121.