Va. National Guard; funding for active members, recruitment. (SB256)

Introduced By

Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly) with support from co-patron Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Military Affairs; institutions of higher education; recruitment. Authorizes the Department of Military Affairs to utilize grant funding for which active members of the Virginia National Guard who attend any public institution of higher education or accredited nonprofit private institution of higher education and meet other certain requirements are eligible under current law in order to recruit qualified applicants for service in the Virginia National Guard. The bill states that the yearly funding amount for such recruitment shall be at the discretion of the Adjutant General and the Department of Military Affairs and not exceed $50,000 per fiscal year. Read the Bill »


01/14/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Education and Health Committee


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102443D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/14/2022Assigned Education sub: Higher Education

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