Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; eligibility. (SB259)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland) with support from co-patrons Del. John Bell (D-Chantilly), and Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)

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
01/05/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100276D
01/05/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/23/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB259)
02/01/2018Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2018Rereferred to Finance
02/07/2018Continued to 2019 in Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
11/30/2018Left in Finance

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