Virginia Veteran and Family Support program; established, report. (HB2206)

Introduced By

Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) with support from co-patrons Del. John Bell (D-Chantilly), and Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Veteran and Family Support program. Establishes the Virginia Veteran and Family Support program to, in a cost-effective manner, refer veterans to mental health, physical rehabilitation, and other services as needed to help them achieve individually identified goals and to monitor their progress toward achieving those goals. The program shall be available to veterans and members of the Virginia National Guard in the Commonwealth, residents of the Commonwealth in the Armed Forces Reserves who are not in active federal service, and family members of covered military members who have been affected by the covered military members' service and deployments and who are located in the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2017Committee
01/11/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101851D
01/11/2017Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/16/2017Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
01/26/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/27/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2206)
01/30/2017Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2017Read first time
02/02/2017Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/03/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2017Referred to Committee on Finance
02/14/2017Reported from Finance (16-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)
02/20/2017Enrolled
02/20/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2206ER)
02/20/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2206ER)
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
03/13/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 497 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0497)

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 2 minutes.