Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Fund; amount of financial assistance. (HB2231)

Introduced By

Del. Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg) with support from 9 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge), Del. Mark Dudenhefer (R-Stafford), Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria), Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol), Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach), Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Fund; amount of financial assistance. Specifies that qualified survivors and dependents are eligible for financial assistance from the Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Fund in an amount up to $1,800 or as provided in the appropriation act for board and room charges, books and supplies, and other expenses at any public institution of higher education or other public accredited postsecondary institution granting a degree, diploma, or certificate in the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2013Presented and ordered printed 13103712D
01/11/2013Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/15/2013Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
01/18/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2231)
01/21/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/23/2013Reported from Appropriations with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Read first time
01/28/2013Read second time
01/28/2013Committee amendment agreed to
01/28/2013Engrossed by House as amended HB2231E
01/28/2013Printed as engrossed 13103712D-E
01/29/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/29/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/04/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2231E)
02/07/2013Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2013Rereferred to Finance
02/12/2013Reported from Finance with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2013Read third time
02/14/2013Reading of amendment waived
02/14/2013Committee amendment agreed to
02/14/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/14/2013Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Placed on Calendar
02/18/2013Passed by for the day
02/19/2013Senate amendment rejected by House (0-Y 100-N)
02/19/2013VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 100-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Senate insisted on amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Senate requested conference committee
02/21/2013House acceded to request
02/21/2013Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2013Senators: Newman, McWaters, Locke
02/21/2013Conferees appointed by House
02/21/2013Delegates: Rush, Anderson, Howell, A.T.
02/23/2013Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2013Conference report agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
02/23/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2231ER)
03/04/2013Signed by President
03/05/2013Signed by Speaker
03/06/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2231ER)
03/07/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2231ER)
03/25/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 719 (effective 7/1/13)
03/25/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0719)


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