Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; eligibility. (SB1173)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeremy McPike (D-Dale City) with support from co-patron Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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. Under the provisions of the bill, eligibility for stipends from the Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Fund is unchanged. This bill is identical to HB 2685. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/03/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101602D
01/03/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/17/2019Committee substitute printed 19105239D-S1
01/17/2019Incorporates SB1665 (Stuart)
01/17/2019Reported from Education and Health with substitute (13-Y 0-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
01/17/2019Rereferred to Finance
01/23/2019Reported from Finance with amendment (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Passed by for the day
01/29/2019Read second time
01/29/2019Reading of substitute waived
01/29/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105239D-S1
01/29/2019Reading of amendment waived
01/29/2019Committee amendment agreed to
01/29/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB1173ES1
01/29/2019Printed as engrossed 19105239D-ES1
01/30/2019Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1173ES1)
02/04/2019Placed on Calendar
02/04/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/05/2019Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
02/06/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/06/2019Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Committee substitute printed 19106506D-H1
02/08/2019Read second time
02/11/2019Read third time
02/11/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106506D-H1
02/11/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1173H1
02/11/2019Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Passed by for the day
02/14/2019House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Title replaced 19106506D-H1
02/20/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1173ER)
02/20/2019Signed by President
02/20/2019Signed by Speaker
02/21/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1173ER)
02/27/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 27, 2019
02/27/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/08/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 317 (effective 7/1/19)
03/08/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0317)