Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; residency requirements. (SB481)

Introduced By

Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patrons Del. Terry Austin (R-Buchanan), and Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; residency requirements. Deems certain surviving spouses and dependents of military service eligible for the Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program if the service member through whom they claim eligibility (i) has had a physical presence in Virginia for at least five years immediately prior to the date on which the admission application to the public institution of higher education was submitted; (ii) had a physical presence in Virginia for at least five years immediately prior to his death; (iii) is deceased and the surviving parent of the qualifying child has had a physical presence in Virginia for at least five years immediately prior to the date on which the admission application to the public institution of higher education was submitted; and (iv) is deceased and the surviving spouse has had a physical presence in Virginia for at least five years prior to the date on which the admission application was submitted by the qualified spouse. Current law requires bona fide domiciliary status in Virginia in these circumstances. Amends § 23-7.4:1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101226D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/14/2014Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/22/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB481)
01/23/2014Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2014Rereferred to Finance
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB481)
02/04/2014Reported from Finance (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2014Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2014Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/2014Placed on Calendar
02/12/2014Read first time
02/12/2014Referred to Committee on Education
02/17/2014Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2014Read second time
02/19/2014Read third time
02/19/2014Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/19/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2014Enrolled
02/21/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB481ER)
02/21/2014Signed by Speaker
02/23/2014Signed by President
02/27/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB481ER)
03/05/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 184 (effective 7/1/14)
03/05/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0184)

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 40 seconds.