Veterans Services, Board of; increases membership and clarifies scope of responsibilities. (SB1241)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania) with support from co-patron Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Board of Veterans Services; membership and scope of responsibilities. Increases the membership of the Board of Veterans Services by adding an additional member of the House of Delegates, an additional member of the Senate of Virginia, an additional nonlegislative citizen member, and an additional ex officio member, the Chairman of the Virginia War Memorial Foundation. The bill also clarifies the scope of responsibility of the Board to include policy recommendations related to the mission of the Virginia War Memorial. The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2020 and is identical to HB 2632. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101671D
01/05/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/14/2019Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1241)
01/16/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/18/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2019Placed on Calendar
01/22/2019Read first time
01/22/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/05/2019Reported from General Laws (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2019Read second time
02/08/2019Read third time
02/08/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/08/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1241ER)
02/11/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1241ER)
02/11/2019Signed by President
02/11/2019Signed by Speaker
02/12/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 18, 2019
02/12/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 12, 2019
02/12/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 19, 2019
02/19/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 40 (effective 7/1/19)
02/19/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 40 (effective 1/1/20)
02/19/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0040)