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(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(CD) Carried over from 2002 session but died in committee on or before December 9th


Absentee ballots; implementation of a pilot program for uniformed and overseas citizens to transmit electronically and by Internet. Adding  24.2-702.2. (Patron-Brink, HB 2139 (F))
Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans’ Cemetery; established in Hampton Roads. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1528 (Chapter 235))
Charitable gaming; definition of reasonable and proper business expenses incurred by associations of war veterans. Amending 18.2-340.16. (Patron-Gear, HB 2811 (F))
Concealed weapons; permit fees not required of certain members of armed forces or those with active duty service. Amending 18.2-308. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1392 (F))
CSS Hunley; commending individuals, organizations, etc., responsible for recovery, and crewmen Fred Collins, Joseph Ridgeway, and James Hayes. (Patron-Griffith, HJR 857 )
First Infantry Division of U.S. Army; commending. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HJR 529 )
Income tax, state; subtractions include certain amount of military retirement income. Amending  58.1-322. (Patron-Barlow, HB 740 (CD))
Income tax, state; subtractions include military death gratuity payment. Amending  58.1-322. (Patron-Cox, HB 1624 (Chapter 181))
Law Officers’ Retirement System; includes firefighters of National Guard Fire and Rescue. Amending  51.1-212. (Patron-Ingram, HB 2399 (F))
License plates, special; eliminates fee for those awarded Purple Heart. Amending  46.2-742. (Patron-Hawkins, SB 283 (CD))
License plates, special; issuance of those bearing legend: LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE. Adding  46.2-749.28:1. (Patron-Gear, HB 2133 (I) See HB1735)
License plates, special; issuance to certain military combat units. Amending  46.2-725. (Patron-Watkins, SB 499 (CD))
License plates, special; issuance to members and supporters of Job’s Daughters, YMCA’s of Virginia, Police Benevolent Association, various occupations, celebrating Virginia’s coal mining heritage, Washington Capitals hockey team, Izaak Walton League, achievements of Civilian Conservation Corps, and issuance of local logotype and those bearing legend: LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, “IN GOD WE TRUST” and MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS. Amending  46.2-746.7, 46.2-746.8, 46.2-746.9 and 46.2-749.4; adding 46.2-749.5:1, 46.2-749.28:1, 46.2-749.73:1 and 46.2-749.84 through 46.2-749.88. (Patron-Rollison, HB 1735 (Chapter 925))
License plates, special; issuance to members of Air Force Association. Adding  46.2-749.16:1. (Patron-Howell, SB 699 (I) See SB1230)
License plates, special; issuance to members of Special Forces Association. Adding  46.2-746.2:3. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2708 (Chapter 932); O’Brien, SB 1272 (I) See SB1230)
License plates, special; issuance to members of Veterans of Foreign Wars. Amending  46.2-746.4. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1388 (F))
License plates, special; issuance to supporters of EMTs, paramedics and firefighters, military parachutists, 3rd Infantry Regiment (“Old Guard”), Special Forces Association, military veterans’ organizations, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, celebrating Virginia’s coal mining heritage, Air Force Association, Mariners’ Museum, Children’s Hospital of King’s Daughters, certified hunter education instructors, Urban League of Hampton Roads, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and issuance of those bearing legend: HONORARY CONSUL, HISTORIC COVERED BRIDGES and FRIENDS OF TIBET. Amending  46.2-736.2, 46.2-746.4 and 46.2-749.44; adding  46.2-736.01, 46.2-736.02, 46.2-746.2:2.1, 46.2-746.2:3, 46.2-746.2:4, 46.2-749.5:1, 46.2-749.16:1 and 46.2-749.84 through 46.2-749.90. (Patron-Williams, SB 1230 (Chapter 921))
License plates, special; issuance to supporters of National D-Day Memorial Foundation, Seton House and Interdenominational Children’s Foundation of Virginia, and commemoration of 30th anniversary of Secretariat’s winning of Triple Crown, and issuance of those bearing legend: VIRGINIA IS FOR LOVERS and COLD WAR VETERAN. Adding  46.2-749.23:1 and 46.2-749.84 through 46.2-749.88. (Patron-Putney, HB 1657 (Chapter 972))
License plates, special; use of logo on those of Sons of Confederate Veterans. Amending  46.2-746.22. (Patron-Black, HB 1416 (F))
Military service; use of accrued annual leave by state employees. Amending  2.2-1201; adding  2.2-2903.1. (Patron-Almand, HB 1916 (Chapter 789))
Military veterans; preferences for employment with State. Amending  2.2-2903. (Patron-Blevins, SB 372 (CD))
Missile defense; urging President to continue to take all actions necessary to protect our nation. (Patron-Cosgrove, HR 40 )
National Guard; rights, benefits, etc., when called to active duty. Adding  44-102.1. (Patron-Wampler, SB 910 (Chapter 769))
National Guard Armory, former; conveying maintenance shop and fenced-in area around OMS to Town of Richlands. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1180 (Chapter 388))
Retirement System; credit for service in armed forces. Amending 51.1-142.2. (Patron-Cox, HB 1717 (Chapter 7))
Retirement System; disability benefits not to be offset by benefits for service in federal government or armed forces. Amending 51.1-1114 and 51.1-1125. (Patron-Cox, HB 1622 (Chapter 5))
Retirement System; service credit of members of National Guard during leaves of absence for military duty. Amending 51.1-142.2. (Patron-Ware, HB 2629 (F))
Tuition, in-state; eligibility for spouses and dependents of military personnel. Amending  23-7.4:2. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 43 (CD))
Veterans; memorializing Congress to increase federal burial allowance therefor. (Patron-Albo, HJR 754 (F))
Veterans Care Center; new center to be named after certain Medal of Honor recipients. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 1793 (Chapter 244); Janis, HB 2422 (I) See HB1793)
Veterans of war; local establishment or designation of monuments or memorials. Amending  15.2-1812. (Patron-Nixon, HB 2813 (F))
Veterans Services, Department of; created. Amending  2.2-203, 2.2-2101, 23-7.4:1, 58.1-609.1 and 58.1-3506; adding  2.2-2000 through 2.2-2004, 2.2-2452, 2.2-2453, 2.2-2454, 2.2-2681, 2.2-2682 and 2.2-2715 through 2.2-2719; repealing  2.2-1900 through 2.2-1905, 2.2-2421, 2.2-2422 and 2.2-2435 through 2.2-2439. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 1774 (Chapter 657); Edwards, SB 1092 (Chapter 670))
Vietnam War Memorial Dedication and Veterans’ Recognition Week; designating as first full week in November. Amending  2.2-3310. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1411 (Chapter 684))
War Memorial Foundation; membership. Amending  2.2-2705. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 1625 (Chapter 239))
World War II Veterans Memorial Bridge; designating as Route 288 bridge across James River. (Patron-Janis, HB 1381 (Chapter 296))
World War II Veterans Memorial Highway; designating as entire length of Route 288. (Patron-Janis, HB 1381 (Chapter 296))
2003 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact Legislative Information, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23219. Telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 01/12/04