VA HB135 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on March 25 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-03-25 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0438)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Veterans' benefits. Provides that if any person advertises, arranges, offers, or enters into any assignment of right to receive veterans' pension or retirement benefits, such action constitutes a prohibited practice under the Virginia Consumer Protection Act if such assignment is prohibited or void under specified federal anti-assignment acts.

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Virginia Consumer Protection Act; assignment of right to receive veterans' benefits.


Roll Calls

2020-02-27 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-26 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-24 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-22 - House - House: VOTE: (100-Y 0-N) (Y: 99 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-16 - House - House: Reported from Labor and Commerce with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (Y: 22 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-03-25 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0438)
2020-03-25 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 438 (effective 7/1/20)
2020-03-12 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
2020-03-12HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
2020-03-05SenateSigned by President
2020-03-05HouseSigned by Speaker
2020-03-04HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB135ER)
2020-02-27SenatePassed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2020-02-27SenateRead third time
2020-02-26SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
2020-02-24SenateReported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N)
2020-01-23SenateReferred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
2020-01-23SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2020-01-22HouseVOTE: (100-Y 0-N)
2020-01-22HouseRead third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
2020-01-21HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute HB135H1
2020-01-21HouseCommittee substitute agreed to 20105742D-H1
2020-01-21HouseRead second time
2020-01-20HouseRead first time
2020-01-16HouseCommittee substitute printed 20105742D-H1
2020-01-16HouseReported from Labor and Commerce with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
2019-12-17HouseReferred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
2019-12-17HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100872D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
591200.2(n/a)See Bill Text
591201(n/a)See Bill Text
591203(n/a)See Bill Text
591205(n/a)See Bill Text
591206(n/a)See Bill Text
591207(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments