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VAHB1721PassState Board for Community Colleges; reduced rate tuition and mandatory fee charges; certain students who are active duty members of the Armed Forces of the United States. Permits the State Board for Community Colleges to charge reduced rate tuition a...
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2017-04-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0782)
VAHB1582VetoConcealed handgun permits; age requirement for persons on active military duty. Allows a person at least 18 years of age but less than 21 years of age to apply for a concealed handgun permit if he is on active military duty or has received an honorab...
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2017-04-05
(67 affirmative votes required to override)
VASB1362VetoCarrying concealed weapons; exemption for nonduty status military personnel. Provides that a member of the Virginia National Guard, Armed Forces of the United States, or Armed Forces Reserves of the United States in a nonduty status may carry a conce...
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2017-04-05
Requires 27 affirmative votes to override veto
VAHJR562PassConstitutional amendment (first resolution); real property tax; exemption for surviving spouse of a disabled veteran. Provides that the real property tax exemption for the principal residence of the surviving spouse of a disabled military veteran app...
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2017-03-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0770)
VAHB1490PassSchool board members who engage in war service or are called to active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States; appointment of acting school board members. Requires each school board member who is relieved from the duties of his office by reaso...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0508)
VAHB2148PassVeterans Services Foundation; powers and duties; appointment of Executive Director; report. Requires the Veterans Services Foundation to provide an annual report on its funding levels and services to the General Assembly. The bill also (i) authorizes...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0622)
VAHB2302PassBoard of Veterans Services; membership; duties. Removes requirements regarding specific areas of expertise for members appointed to the Board of Veterans Services (the Board) by the Governor. The bill also (i) extends the number of consecutive terms ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0501)
VASB1075PassVeterans Services Foundation; powers and duties; appointment of Executive Director; report. Requires the Veterans Services Foundation to provide an annual report on its funding levels and services to the General Assembly. The bill also (i) authorizes...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0505)
VAHB2206PassVirginia Veteran and Family Support program; report. Updates the purposes and priorities of the Virginia Veteran and Family Support program to, in a cost-effective manner, refer veterans to mental health, physical rehabilitation, and other services a...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0497)
VAHB1537PassActive duty service; contract termination. Authorizes any member of the United States Armed Forces or Virginia National Guard who receives military orders to relocate for a period of service of at least 90 days, his spouse, or his dependent, at any t...
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2017-03-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0293)
VASJR284EngrossConstitutional amendment (first resolution); real property tax; exemption for surviving spouse of a soldier who died in a combat zone. Provides that the real property tax exemption for the principal residence of the surviving spouse of a member of th...
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2017-02-25
Failed to pass in Senate
VASB1156EngrossVirginia Public Building Authority; Military Mission Improvement and Expansion projects. Authorizes the Virginia Public Building Authority to finance or assist in the financing of certain activities connected with Military Mission Improvement and Exp...
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2017-02-21
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB2279PassChild-protective services; complaints involving members of the United States Armed Forces. Requires local departments of social services to transmit information regarding reports, complaints, family assessments, and investigations involving children ...
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2017-02-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0142)
VASB1490EngrossUniform Military and Overseas Voters Act; applying for and casting military-overseas ballots. Requires the Commissioner of Elections to establish and supervise a pilot program to permit an active duty member of a uniformed service who has been called...
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2017-02-21
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB1164PassChild-protective services; complaints involving members of the United States Armed Forces. Requires local departments of social services to transmit information regarding reports, complaints, family assessments, and investigations involving children ...
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2017-02-20
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0088)
VASB1182PassBoard of Veterans Services; membership; duties. Removes requirements regarding specific areas of expertise for members appointed to the Board of Veterans Services (the Board) by the Governor. The bill also (i) extends the number of consecutive terms ...
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2017-02-20
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0089)
VAHB1724IntroEligibility for in-state tuition charges; members of the Virginia National Guard who reside in the Commonwealth. Declares eligible for in-state tuition charges any member of the Virginia National Guard who resides in the Commonwealth, regardless of t...
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2017-02-08
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB1841IntroVirginia Veteran Entrepreneurship Grant Program and Fund. Establishes the Virginia Veteran Entrepreneurship Grant Program and Fund to provide grants to eligible providers of educational, training, or other services to veterans in the areas of startin...
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2017-02-08
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHJR697IntroConstitutional amendment (first resolution); real property tax; exemption for surviving spouse of a disabled veteran. Provides that the real property tax exemption for the principal residence of the surviving spouse of a disabled military veteran app...
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2017-02-08
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VAHB2057IntroProhibited discrimination in employment. Prohibits discrimination in private or public employment based on sexual orientation or status as a veteran. The bill provides that under the Virginia Human Rights Act, such discrimination is actionable if the...
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2017-02-08
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB2357IntroVirginia 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-rela...
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2017-02-08
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB1397IntroIncome tax subtraction for National Guard pay. Increases from $3,000 to $5,000 the maximum individual income tax subtraction for National Guard pay. Under current law, the maximum annual subtraction for wages or salary received for service in the Nat...
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2017-02-07
To House Finance Committee
VAHB1495IntroServicemembers Civil Relief Act; attorney fees. Provides that, where the appointment of counsel is necessary pursuant to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, any attorney fees assessed shall not exceed $125.
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2017-02-07
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1676IntroIndividual income tax; subtraction for National Guard wages. Provides that a Virginia resident shall be eligible for a subtraction for wages earned in service in the National Guard of another state if the resident's out-of-state service is due to the...
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2017-02-07
To House Finance Committee
VAHB1742IntroSpecial license plates for certain veterans; fees. Changes the $10 annual fee for special license plates for certain veterans to a one-time fee of $10, in addition to the prescribed cost of state license plates.
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2017-02-07
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB1769IntroMalicious bodily injury to or pointing of laser at members of United States Armed Forces. The bill adds members of the United States Armed Forces, including members of the Virginia National Guard, to the list of persons the malicious or unlawful woun...
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2017-02-07
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2175IntroIncome tax; subtraction for military veterans with a service-connected disability. Establishes for taxable years beginning January 1, 2017, an individual income tax subtraction, for purposes of computing Virginia adjusted gross income, for the milita...
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2017-02-07
To House Finance Committee
VAHB2147IntroVirginia Service Members Civil Relief Act. Supplements the protections afforded under the federal Servicemembers Civil Relief Act by allowing service members to terminate or suspend a contract for the provision of telecommunication services, Internet...
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2017-02-07
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
VAHB1429IntroSpecial license plates; U.S. AIR FORCE. Authorizes the issuance of special license plates for active duty members of the United States Air Force or certain veterans bearing the legend U.S. AIR FORCE.
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2017-02-07
To House Transportation Committee
VASB1114IntroVirginia Veteran Entrepreneurship Grant Program and Fund. Establishes the Virginia Veteran Entrepreneurship Grant Program and Fund to provide grants to eligible providers of educational, training, or other services to veterans in the areas of startin...
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2017-02-02
Passed by indefinitely in Finance (16-Y 0-N)
VASB939IntroLine of Duty Act; death benefit eligibility; Department of Military Affairs employees. Confers eligibility for death benefits under the Line of Duty Act to all employees of the Department of Military Affairs not currently eligible for such benefits w...
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2017-02-01
Passed by indefinitely in Finance with letter (16-Y 0-N)
VASB1249IntroIncome tax credit. Provides a refundable income tax credit in the amount of $4,000 to any disabled veteran and his surviving spouse, and to the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services killed in action, who are otherwise eligible for the re...
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2017-01-31
Stricken at request of Patron in Finance (16-Y 0-N)
VASB1212IntroBoard of Veterans Services; membership; duties. Removes requirements regarding specific areas of expertise for members appointed to the Board of Veterans Services (the Board) by the Governor. The bill also (i) extends the number of consecutive terms ...
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2017-01-30
Incorporated by General Laws and Technology
VASB1317IntroSpousal support; military disability benefits not considered income. Prohibits combat-related military disability benefits received by either spouse from being used to calculate spousal support.
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2017-01-30
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (11-Y 4-N)
VAHB1990IntroConcealed handgun permits; age requirement for persons on active military duty. Allows a person at least 18 years of age but less than 21 years of age to apply for a concealed handgun permit if he is on active military duty. The bill allows a nonresi...
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2017-01-27
Tabled in Militia, Police and Public Safety by voice vote
VAHB2263IntroConcealed handgun permits; age requirement for persons on active military duty. Allows a person at least 18 years of age but less than 21 years of age to apply for a concealed handgun permit if he is on active military duty. The bill allows a nonresi...
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2017-01-27
Tabled in Militia, Police and Public Safety by voice vote
VASB1121IntroDependents of certain military personnel; in-state tuition. Provides that dependents of active duty military personnel and veterans who are eligible to receive educational assistance under the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill and have transferred the educational ...
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2017-01-26
Stricken at request of patron in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
VASB882IntroAbsentee voting; eligibility of any registered voter. Allows any registered voter to vote by absentee ballot in any election in which he is qualified to vote. The bill removes the current list of statutory reasons for which a person may be entitled t...
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2017-01-24
Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (8-Y 6-N)
VASB1297IntroCarrying concealed weapons; exemption for nonduty status active military personnel. Provides that an active duty member of the Virginia National Guard, Armed Forces of the United States, or Armed Forces Reserves of the United States in a nonduty stat...
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2017-01-18
Incorporated by Courts of Justice
VASB550IntroVirginia Veterans Recovery Program. Creates the Virginia Veterans Recovery Program for the purpose of providing diagnostic services, hyperbaric oxygen treatment, and support services to eligible veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder or a t...
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2016-12-02
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB317IntroVeterans Dockets; established. Establishes, by the Veterans Docket Act (the Act), problem-solving courts as specialized court dockets within the existing structure of Virginia's court system, offering judicial monitoring of intensive treatment and su...
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2016-12-02
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB533IntroSales and use tax; exemption for certain nonprofit entities. Provides exemptions from sales and use tax and local license taxes for certain nonprofit veterans organizations.
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2016-12-02
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB528IntroVirginia 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-rela...
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2016-12-02
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB330IntroIn-state tuition; members of the Virginia National Guard. Provides that any member of the Virginia National Guard residing in Virginia shall be eligible for in-state tuition at a public institution of higher education.
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2016-12-02
To Senate Finance Committee
VAHB60IntroIncome tax subtraction for National Guard pay. Increases from $3,000 to $5,000 the maximum individual income tax subtraction for National Guard pay. Under current law, the annual subtraction for wages or salary received for service in the National Gu...
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2016-12-01
To House Finance Committee
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