Active duty service; contract termination. (HB1537)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg) with support from co-patrons Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), and Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Active duty service; contract termination. Authorizes any member of the United States Armed Forces or Virginia National Guard who receives military orders to relocate for a period of service of at least 90 days to, at any time prior to the conclusion of his period of service, terminate contracts for certain services. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/27/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102849D
12/27/2016Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/10/2017Assigned MPPS sub: #2
01/19/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/20/2017Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with substitute (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2017Committee substitute printed 17104480D-H1
01/23/2017Read first time
01/24/2017Read second time
01/24/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17104480D-H1
01/24/2017Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1537H1
01/25/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/25/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/08/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1537H1)
02/13/2017Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Read third time
02/16/2017Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1537ER)
02/20/2017Signed by Speaker
02/21/2017Signed by President
02/21/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
02/24/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1537ER)
03/03/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 293 (effective 7/1/17)
03/03/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0293)