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SENIOR CITIZENS

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2009 Session


Absentee voting; adds persons age 65 and older to list of persons eligible. Amending  24.2-700 and 24.2-701. (Patron-Spruill, HB 1276 (F))
Adult protective services; financial institution employees to report suspected financial abuse of elder or dependent persons. Amending  63.2-1606. (Patron-Edwards, SB 738 (C))
Aging; joint subcommittee to study reducing cost of caring for population in State. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 165 (F))
Family caregivers; Joint Commission on Health Care to study support services therefor of elderly and disabled, etc. support organizations. (Patron-Shannon, HJR 238 (F); Stosch, SJR 102 (P))
Golden Age Card Program; Department of Conservation and Recreation to establish. Adding  10.1-202.2. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 378 (C))
Higher educational institutions; tuition waiver for senior citizens. Amending  23-38.56. (Patron-Amundson, HB 1060 (F))
Income tax, state; tax credit for long-term care insurance premiums paid by small business employers. Adding  58.1-339.12. (Patron-Moran, HB 1191 (F))
Long-term care coverage; transfers administration thereof for public employees to Retirement System. Amending  2.2-1207 and 2.2-1208; adding  51.1-513.2, 51.1-513.3, and 51.1-513.4. (Patron-Stosch, SB 353 (Chapter 568))
Long-term care needs; Joint Commission on Health Care to study alternative solutions. (Patron-Plum, HJR 69 (F))
Long-term care services; adds representatives of housing, etc. to membership of coordination committees. Amending  2.2-708. (Patron-Ingram, HB 1447 (Chapter 391); Lucas, SB 701 (Chapter 419))
Motor vehicle insurance; insurers provide premium reductions to persons age 55 and over who complete DMV-approved course. Amending  38.2-2217. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 1462 (F); Edwards, SB 688 (F))
Real estate tax; adds Powhatan County to list of localities that may use higher income limits for exemptions for elderly and handicapped. Amending  58.1-3211. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 1428 (I) See HB698)
Real estate tax; authorizes certain counties and cities to adopt maximum annual income limit for elderly and disabled for tax exemption. Amending  58.1-3211 and 58.1-3211.1. (Patron-BaCote, HB 698 (Chapter 298); Miller, J.C., SB 283 (Chapter 695))
Real estate tax; exemption for elderly and handicapped persons legally present in United States. Amending  58.1-3211. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 183 (F))
Real estate tax; exemptions for certain elderly and disabled persons with income limits. Amending  58.1-3211. (Patron-Watts, HB 465 (C))
Real estate tax; exemptions for elderly and handicapped persons in certain cities and counties. Amending  58.1-3211. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HB 270 (I) See HB1503; Spruill, HB 1274 (I) See HB1503; Quayle, SB 203 (Chapter 144))
Real estate tax; localities to grant higher percentages of tax relief to elderly. Amending  58.1-3210. (Patron-Spruill, HB 1275 (C))
Real estate tax; raises exemptions for elderly and handicapped persons in certain cities and counties. Amending  58.1-3211. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 1503 (Chapter 231))
Real estate tax; relief for nonrelatives of owner or bona fide paid caregivers of elderly and handicapped. Amending  58.1-3211. (Patron-Lewis, HB 1479 (Chapter 334))
2008 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 12/19/08