Veterans Services, Board of; membership, duties. (SB1182)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania) with support from co-patron Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Board of Veterans Services; membership; duties. Removes requirements regarding specific areas of expertise for members appointed to the Board of Veterans Services (the Board) by the Governor. The bill also (i) extends the number of consecutive terms for legislative members from four to six two-year terms for members of the House of Delegates and from two to three four-year terms for members of the Senate; (ii) removes the requirements that the Board be organized into at least three standing committees; and (iii) makes other changes to the administration of the Board and the eligibility for reappointment of nonlegislative citizen members of the Board. Amends § 2.2-2452, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103501D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/25/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1182)
01/30/2017Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2017Committee substitute printed 17105009D-S1
01/31/2017Incorporates SB1212 (Wexton)
02/01/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2017Read second time
02/02/2017Reading of substitute waived
02/02/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17105009D-S1
02/02/2017Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1182S1
02/02/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Placed on Calendar
02/06/2017Read first time
02/06/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/07/2017Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2017Read second time
02/10/2017Read third time
02/10/2017Passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/10/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1182ER)
02/13/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1182ER)
02/13/2017Signed by President
02/13/2017Signed by Speaker
02/14/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/14/17
02/14/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 21, 2017
02/20/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 89 (effective 7/1/17)
02/20/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0089)