Death certificate; veterans, fees. (HB479)

Introduced By

Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City) with support from co-patron Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Death certificate; veterans; fees. Expands list of parties eligible to obtain a free certified copy of a veteran's death certificate for service-connected benefits to include any funeral director or funeral service licensee who provides funeral services for the veteran, if so requested by the surviving spouse of the veteran. Read the Bill »


02/17/2020: In Subcommittee


01/03/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101267D
01/03/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2020Assigned HWI sub: Health
01/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB479)
01/21/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/28/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Committee substitute printed 20106302D-H1
01/29/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB479H1)
01/30/2020Read first time
01/31/2020Read second time
01/31/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106302D-H1
01/31/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB479H1
02/03/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/03/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/17/2020Assigned Education sub: Health

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