Hunting and fishing licenses; special licenses for certain nonresident disabled veterans. (HB991)

Introduced By

Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst) with support from co-patron Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Hunting and fishing licenses for nonresident disabled veterans. Allows veterans who are totally and permanently disabled due to a service-connected disability to purchase a license, valid for life, to hunt and fish at no cost. Currently, only resident disabled veterans can obtain the licenses at no cost. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102865D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/20/2014Assigned ACNRsub: Natural Resources
02/04/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/04/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB991)
02/05/2014Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2014Committee substitute printed 14104793D-H1
02/06/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Read second time
02/07/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104793D-H1
02/07/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB991H1
02/10/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/10/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/19/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB991H1)
02/27/2014Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/2014Read third time
03/04/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/06/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB991ER)
03/06/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB991ER)
03/06/2014Signed by Speaker
03/09/2014Signed by President
04/04/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 587 (effective 7/1/14)
04/04/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0587)


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.