Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; eligibility. (HB748)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake) with support from co-patron Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; eligibility. Extends the benefits of the Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program to the spouse or child of a veteran with at least a 90 percent permanent, service-related disability. Under current law, the spouse or child would be eligible for benefits only if the veteran's disability was incurred during military operations against terrorism, on a peacekeeping mission, as a result of a terrorist act, or in any armed conflict. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/09/2018Committee
01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101518D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/19/2018Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
01/22/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB748)
02/05/2018Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
02/13/2018Left in Appropriations