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


Absentee ballot applications; voters covered by Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act may receive by electronic transmission. Amending  24.2-706. (Patron-Englin, HB 798 (Chapter 300); Northam, SB 508 (Chapter 106))
Constitutional amendment; property tax exemption for certain veterans (first reference). Adding Section 6-A in Article X. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HJR 18 (C); Ware, O., HJR 38 (C); Puller, SJR 8 (C); Reynolds, SJR 10 (C))
Credit reports; authorizes armed services members and spouses to freeze. Amending  59.1-200 and 59.1-444; adding  59.1-443.3. (Patron-Wagner, SB 325 (I) See SB576; Whipple, SB 461 (I) See SB576)
Credit reports; authorizes military personnel and their spouses to freeze access thereto. Amending  59.1-200 and 59.1-444; adding  59.1-443.3. (Patron-Ware, O., HB 175 (I) See HB1311)
Credit reports; fee exemption for security freezes for military personnel. Amending  59.1-200 and 59.1-444; adding 59.1-443.3. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1307 (I) See HB1311)
Custody and visitation orders; expedited hearings for those on active military duty. Amending  20-124.1; adding  20-124.3:2. (Patron-Suit, HB 1074 (C))
Custody and visitation orders; modification based on active military duty. Amending  20-124.1; adding  20-124.3:2. (Patron-Blevins, SB 170 (I) See SB188)
Disabled veteran; definition thereof. Amending  46.2-100. (Patron-Peace, HB 1 (F); Ware, R.L., HB 17 (I) See HB1; Plum, HB 340 (I) See HB1)
Disabled veteran; redefines term to govern eligibility to obtain special license plates. Amending  46.2-100 and 46.2-742. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 146 (I) See HB1)
Driver’s license, duplicate; waive fee if on active duty with armed forces outside boundaries of United States. Adding 46.2-214.2. (Patron-Watts, HB 469 (Chapter 502))
Fishing permit, special; issued to patients from veterans or military hospitals. Amending  29.1-312. (Patron-Cox, HB 319 (Chapter 11))
Fort Belvoir; joint subcommittee to study impact of Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission’s recommendations. (Patron-Nichols, HJR 63 (F))
Fort Lee Housing Enterprise Zone; created. Adding  36-55.65, 36-55.66, and 36-55.67. (Patron-Ingram, HB 791 (F))
Freedom of Information Act; exemptions for local or regional military organizations. Amending  2.2-3705.2 and 2.2-3711. (Patron-Suit, HB 520 (Chapter 721))
Higher educational institutions; anyone failing to register for selective service shall not be eligible for admittance thereto. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Albo, HB 37 (F))
Income tax, state; subtraction for military pay of members of National Guard or Reserves. Amending  58.1-322. (Patron-Puller, SB 293 (F))
Income tax, state; subtraction for National Guard or Reserve personnel pay. Amending  58.1-322. (Patron-Watts, HB 473 (C); Cline, HB 1364 (C); Northam, SB 502 (F))
Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children; established, report. Adding  22.1-360. (Patron-Cole, HB 395 (C))
Jet bases; land use adjacent to certain. Amending first enactment of Chapter 266, 2006 Acts. (Patron-Suit, HB 522 (Chapter 653))
License plates, special; eliminates fee thereof for family members of persons who have died in military service. Amending second enactment of Chapter 852 and first enactment of Chapter 918, 2006 Acts. (Patron-Tata, HB 2 (Chapter 427); Oder, HB 23 (I) See HB2; Poisson, HB 61 (I) See HB2; Eisenberg, HB 308 (I) See HB2; Watts, HB 468 (I) See HB2)
License plates, special; issuance to active and retired members of United States Air Force. Amending  46.2-743. (Patron-Martin, SB 388 (F))
License plates, special; issuance to family members of certain persons killed in military service. (Patron-Ruff, SB 758 (F))
License plates, special; issuance to Purple Heart recipients. Amending  46.2-742. (Patron-Deeds, SB 266 (Chapter 614))
License plates, special; issuance to supporters of National D-Day Memorial Foundation. (Patron-Stosch, SB 750 (Chapter 634))
License plates, special; issuance to United States Air Force retirees. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 84 (F))
License plates, special; issuance to United States Navy chief petty officers. (Patron-Barlow, HB 1344 (F))
Line of Duty Act; coverage for fire company personnel of National Guard and Air National Guard. Amending  9.1-400. (Patron-Wright, HB 10 (F))
Mechanics’ lien; those against vehicles owned by active duty members of military. Amending  43-34 and 46.2-623; adding 46.2-1200.2. (Patron-Suit, HB 521 (Chapter 171))
Military Parents Equal Protection Act; created. Adding  20-124.7 through 20-124.10. (Patron-Herring, SB 188 (Chapter 750))
Military personnel; extension of deadlines for driver’s license renewal, etc. Amending  46.2-221.2, 46.2-221.4, 46.2-752, 58.1-341, and 58.1-3916. (Patron-Frederick, HB 1024 (Chapter 591))
Military Service Personnel Bill of Rights of 2008; established. Amending  2.2-2903.1, 51.1-502, and 58.1-322; adding 2.2-1204.1 and 59.1-443.3. (Patron-Moran, HB 1193 (F))
Oath of office; person elected or appointed to an office in State to make oath before notary if member of United States Armed Forces, etc. Amending  49-3. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1575 (Chapter 57); Colgan, SB 793 (Chapter 713))
Real Estate Board; extension of deadline for compliance with education and continuing education requirements. (Patron-Stuart, SB 374 (F))
Service-disabled veteran-owned small business programs; aligns State’s requirements with federal. Amending  2.2-2001 and 2.2-4310. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 1386 (Chapter 521); Wagner, SB 680 (Chapter 767))
Teachers; provisional and local eligibility licenses if military personnel. Amending  22.1-299. (Patron-Ward, HB 809 (Chapter 51))
Tuition, in-state; eligibility for certain military personnel. Amending  23-7.4 and 23-7.4:2. (Patron-Suit, HB 524 (Chapter 723))
United States Army Reserve; commemorating its 100th anniversary. (Patron-Moran, HJR 380 (P); Martin, SJR 186 (P))
Vehicle registration fees; exempts member and dependent of armed forces of United States. Amending  46.2-755.2. (Patron-Suit, HB 525 (Chapter 848))
Vehicle safety inspection; extends time for members of armed services. Amending  46.2-1158.1. (Patron-Suit, HB 523 (Chapter 722))
Veterans; Commissioner of Veterans Services et al., to develop various mental health programs. Amending  2.2-2004 and 37.2-304. (Patron-Houck, SB 304 (I) See SB297)
Veterans; Commissioner of Veterans Services et al., to establish comprehensive program to address mental health needs. Amending  2.2-2004, 37.2-304, and 51.5-14. (Patron-Brink, HB 1064 (I) See HB475)
Veterans; Commissioner of Veterans Services et al., to establish comprehensive program to address mental health needs. Amending  37.2-304 and 51.5-14; adding  2.2-2001.1. (Patron-Cox, HB 475 (Chapter 584); Puller, SB 297 (Chapter 754))
Veterans; tuition waiver for certain. Amending  23-7.4:1. (Patron-Shannon, HB 1109 (C))
Veterans services; changes references under powers and duties of Commissioner of Veterans Services to Secretary of Public Safety. Amending  2.2-2004, 2.2-2452, 2.2-2715, and 2.2-2716. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 943 (I) See HB229; Locke, SB 521 (I) See SB760)
Veterans services; changes references under powers and duties to Secretary of Public Safety. Amending  2.2-2004, 2.2-2452, 2.2-2681, 2.2-2715, and 2.2-2716. (Patron-Bouchard, HB 1104 (I) See HB229)
Veterans services; Department of Veteran Services to establish guidelines for determination of eligibility for State-domiciled veterans, etc. Amending  2.2-2001, 2.2-2004, 2.2-2452, 2.2-2681, 2.2-2682, 2.2-2715, and 2.2-2716. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 229 (Chapter 467); Wagner, SB 760 (Chapter 768))
Veterans Services Foundation; established as body politic and corporate to provide funding for veteran services and programs. Amending  2.2-2715 and 2.2-2716. (Patron-Cox, HB 477 (Chapter 486); Edwards, SB 314 (Chapter 872))
Virginia National Guard; commending. (Patron-Cosgrove, HJR 360 (P); Herring, SJR 143 (P))
Virginia War Memorial; State Treasurer to advance loan for construction of an educational wing. Repealing Chapter 580, 2007 Acts. (Patron-Cox, HB 474 (Chapter 65); Stosch, SB 662 (Chapter 709))
War Memorial Foundation; increase in membership. Amending 2.2-2705. (Patron-Edwards, SB 580 (Chapter 625))
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