Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; eligibility. (SB1173)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeremy McPike (D-Dale City)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; eligibility. Expands the definition of "Qualified survivors and dependents" eligible for benefits of the Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program to the spouse or child of all veterans who served in the Armed Forces of the United States, Reserves of the Armed Forces of the United States, or the Virginia National Guard 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 »

Status

01/17/2019: passed committee

History

DateAction
01/03/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101602D
01/03/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/17/2019Committee substitute printed 19105239D-S1
01/17/2019Incorporates SB1665 (Stuart)
01/17/2019Reported from Education and Health with substitute (13-Y 0-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
01/17/2019Rereferred to Finance

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