Immigrant Assistance, Office of; created. (HB1138)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Office of Immigrant Assistance created. Establishes in the Department of Social Services an Office of Immigrant Assistance to assist persons lawfully entering the United States and the Commonwealth for the purpose of becoming citizens. The Office shall provide (i) advice and assistance regarding the citizenship application process and (ii) assistance with finding and securing employment, housing, and services for which such persons may be eligible. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2014Presented and ordered printed 14103789D
01/14/2014Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2014Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
01/24/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1138)
01/31/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
01/31/2014Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/04/2014Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2014Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/12/2014Left in Appropriations