Hunting and fishing license, special; permanently disabled veteran to apply and receive at no cost. (SB528)

Introduced By

Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg) with support from co-patrons Sen. Dick Black (R-Leesburg), Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest), and Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)

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.

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103435D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/17/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB528)
01/26/2012Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2012Read second time
01/31/2012Reading of amendments waived
01/31/2012Amendments by Senator Stuart agreed to
01/31/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended SB528E
01/31/2012Printed as engrossed 12103435D-E
02/01/2012Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/17/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB528E)
02/22/2012Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Read second time
02/24/2012Passed by for the day
02/27/2012Engrossed by House as amended SB528
02/27/2012Read third time
02/27/2012Committee amendment agreed to
02/27/2012Engrossed by House as amended
02/27/2012Passed House with amendment (98-Y 0-N)
02/27/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2012House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2012Enrolled
03/05/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB528ER)
03/05/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB528ER)
03/05/2012Signed by Speaker
03/07/2012Signed by President
03/21/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 321 (effective 7/1/12)
03/21/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0321)

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 1 minute.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB719.