Military Affairs, Department of; providing of flag to next of kin. (HB1638)

Introduced By

Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls) with support from 54 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton), Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville), Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Barbara Comstock (R-McLean), Del. John A. Cox (R-Ashland), Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Del. Mark Dudenhefer (R-Stafford), Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston), Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg), Del. Peter Farrell (R-Henrico), Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Greg Habeeb (R-Salem), Del. Chris Head (R-Roanoke), Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond), Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas), Del. Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg), Del. Will Morefield (R-North Tazewell), Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton), Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol), Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding), Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale), Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield), Del. Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Ed Scott (R-Culpeper), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan), Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall), Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg), Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria), Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News), Del. Joseph Yost (R-Blacksburg), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)

Progress

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

Description

Department of Military Affairs; providing of flag to next of kin. Provides that the next of kin of a person who, upon his death, was serving in, or honorably served for a period of 20 years in and retired from, the Virginia National Guard, the Virginia State Defense Force, or a combination of both, may receive a flag of the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2013Committee
01/07/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101601D
01/07/2013Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/11/2013Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/14/2013Read first time
01/15/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/16/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/16/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/17/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/11/2013Reported from General Laws and Technology (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2013Read third time
02/14/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Enrolled
02/20/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1638ER)
02/20/2013Signed by Speaker
02/20/2013Signed by President
02/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1638ER)
03/12/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 198 (effective 7/1/13)
03/12/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0198)

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.