Veterans Services Foundation; powers and duties, appointment of Executive Director, report. (HB2148)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach) with support from 9 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Veterans Services Foundation; powers and duties; appointment of Executive Director; report. Requires the Veterans Services Foundation to provide an annual report on its funding levels and services to the General Assembly. The bill also (i) authorizes the board of trustees of the Foundation to appoint an Executive Director, (ii) clarifies that the Foundation may make direct request for appropriations from the General Assembly, (iii) clarifies that only the unrestricted portion of the Veterans Services Fund may be used for Foundation expenses, and (iv) changes the authority for disbursements from the Fund from the State Treasurer to the Executive Director with the approval of the board of trustees. The bill requires that allocations and expenditures of donated restricted funds be in accordance with cited provisions of the Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act relating to the standard of conduct in managing and investing institutional funds. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101126D
01/11/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/2017Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/19/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 2-N)
01/20/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2148)
01/24/2017Reported from General Laws (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2017Read first time
01/27/2017Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2017Read third time and passed House (66-Y 30-N)
01/30/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (66-Y 30-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/13/2017Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2017Rereferred to Finance
02/16/2017Reported from Finance (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Read third time
02/21/2017Reading of amendments waived
02/21/2017Committee amendments agreed to
02/21/2017Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/21/2017Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2017Placed on Calendar
02/22/2017Senate amendments agreed to by House (100-Y 0-N)
02/22/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2148ER)
03/07/2017Signed by Speaker
03/10/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2148ER)
03/10/2017Signed by President
03/13/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
03/13/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/16/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 622 (effective 7/1/17)
03/16/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0622)