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Absentee ballot deadline; ballot will be counted if received by 5:00 p.m. on tenth day following an election if cast by a voter on active duty military service. Amending  24.2-679, 24.2-709, and 24.2-711. (Patron-Stuart, SB 152 (I) See SB55)
Absentee ballots; State Board of Elections to develop and implement secure procedures for active military and overseas voters to cast on timely basis. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HJR 85 (F))
Absentee voting; qualified voters may vote absentee for any reason, special provisions concerning military and overseas voters. Amending  24.2-612, 24.2-700, 24.2-701, 24.2-703.2, and 24.2-706; adding  24.2-701.1 and 24.2-701.2; repealing 24.2-702, 24.2-702.1, 24.2-703, and 24.2-703.1. (Patron-Dance, HB 157 (F))
Business entity fees; reductions for veterans. Amending 13.1-615.1, 13.1-775.1, 13.1-815.1, 13.1-1005, and 13.1-1062. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 917 (F))
Charitable organizations; veterans’ posts or organizations exempt from certain reporting requirements. Amending  57-60. (Patron-Ticer, SB 563 (Chapter 680); Ticer, SB 568 (F))
Constitutional amendment; property tax exemption for certain veterans (second reference). Adding Section 6-A in Article X. (Patron-O’Bannon, HJR 33 (Chapter 771); Puller, SJR 13 (Chapter 773))
Constitutional amendment; property tax exemption for certain veterans (submitting to qualified voters). Adding Section 6-A in Article X. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 149 (Chapter 358); Bell, Richard P., HB 1270 (I) See HB149; Puller, SB 31 (Chapter 588))
Disabled veteran; definition. Amending  46.2-100. (Patron-Cole, HB 20 (C))
Firearms; purchaser may present current or retired military identification card or concealed handgun permit. Amending 18.2-308.2:2. (Patron-Nutter, HB 995 (C))
Fishing license; exempts active duty military personnel who are residents. Amending  29.1-301. (Patron-Watkins, SB 243 (Chapter 345))
Fishing license, special; Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to issue free licenses to disabled active duty military personnel. Adding  29.1-302.01. (Patron-Cox, M.K., HB 128 (Chapter 822))
High-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes; allows certain military personnel to use in Hampton Roads regardless of number of passengers. Amending  33.1-46.2. (Patron-Stolle, HB 759 (Chapter 133); Villanueva, HB 788 (I) See HB759; McWaters, SB 696 (Chapter 485))
Higher educational institutions; active duty military students upon completion of active duty need not reapply for admission. Amending  23-9.2:3.7. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 1229 (C))
Honor and Remember Flag; Congress urged to designate as national emblem of service and sacrifice by members of U.S. Armed Forces. (Patron-Sherwood, HJR 53 (F); Hurt, SJR 96 (F))
Honor and Remember Flag; designating as State’s emblem of service and sacrifice by members of U.S. Armed Forces. (Patron-Cosgrove, HJR 137 (P))
Hunting and fishing licenses; allows any active member of military to obtain. Amending  29.1-321. (Patron-Hurt, SB 500 (F))
Hunting license; Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to issue at no cost to state residents who are on active military service. Adding  29.1-302.01. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 544 (F))
Income tax, state; deduction for military retirement pay. Amending  58.1-322. (Patron-Hugo, HB 981 (F))
Income tax, state; deduction for Virginia Military Family Relief Fund payments. Amending  58.1-322. (Patron-Johnson, HB 1231 (I) See HB1118)
Income tax, state; excludes from taxation all benefits paid into Virginia Military Family Relief Fund. (Patron-Herring, SB 619 (Chapter 391))
Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children, Council on; requires Department of Education to employ liaison to provide staff support. Amending  22.1-360 and 22.1-361. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SB 299 (Chapter 148))
License plates, special; issuance to members and former members of U.S. Navy. Amending  46.2-743. (Patron-Janis, HB 234 (C); Stolle, HB 840 (C))
License plates, special; issuance to members and former members of U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force. Amending  46.2-743. (Patron-Anderson, HB 1370 (C))
Minority Business Enterprise, Department of; includes retired military personnel-owned business in procurement opportunities process. Amending  2.2-1401, 2.2-1402, 2.2-1403, 2.2-1404, 2.2-1405, 2.2-3705.6, 2.2-4310, 15.2-965.1, and 18.2-213.1. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 542 (F))
National Guard; eligibility for in-state tuition grants for members to allow for religious training or theological education. Amending  23-7.4:2. (Patron-Greason, HB 1364 (F))
National Guard; provides in-state tuition for person who met requirements prior to being called to active duty, etc. Amending  23-7.4:2. (Patron-Barker, SB 735 (F))
Oceana/Fentress Military Advisory Council; adds Executive Director of Virginia National Defense Industrial Authority to membership. Amending  2.2-2666.3. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 295 (Chapter 75))
One-stop small business permitting program; exemption of handling fee for veterans. Amending  2.2-904.1. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 262 (Chapter 697); Hurt, SB 455 (Chapter 719))
Outlying landing fields; approval required by General Assembly before U.S. acquires property in localities that have no current military base at which aircraft squadrons are stationed. Amending  1-400. (Patron-Quayle, SB 6 (F))
Public Procurement Act; solicitation or awarding of contracts with small, women-owned, minority-owned, and service disabled veteran-owned businesses. Amending  2.2-4310. (Patron-Lohr, HB 615 (F))
Servicemembers and Veterans Court Act; created, report. Adding 19.2-5.1. (Patron-Gear, HB 663 (F))
State parks; expands Disabled Veteran’s Passport program to all U.S. veterans with a service-connected disability for free entry and discounted services. Amending  10.1-202.2. (Patron-Wright, HB 3 (F))
Tuition, in-state; eligibility for dependents of civilian personnel of military. Amending  23-7.4 and 23-7.4:2. (Patron-Dance, HB 300 (F))
29th Infantry Division of Virginia-Maryland-District of Columbia National Guard and Virginia communities represented in Normandy Invasion; commemorating 66th anniversary of D-Day. (Patron-Sherwood, HJR 292 (P); Hanger, SJR 182 (P))
Unemployment compensation; employee voluntarily leaving employment to accompany military spouse. Repealing third enactment of Chapter 878, 2009 Acts. (Patron-Locke, SB 666 (I) See SB239)
U.S. Navy’s East Coast aircraft carriers; encouraging Governor and Virginia Congressional Delegation to take action to ensure carriers remain in Hampton Roads. (Patron-Stolle, HR 19 (P))
Veterans Bill of Rights; Commissioner and Board of Veterans Services to develop and implement. Amending  2.2-2004. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1337 (Chapter 534))
Veterans Day; adds Global War on Terrorism, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Iraqi Freedom to wars that are honored. Amending  2.2-3300 and 15.2-1812. (Patron-Tyler, HB 1226 (Chapter 860))
Veterans’ mental health courts; allows Hampton Roads to establish. Adding  19.2-5.1. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SB 592 (I) See SB158)
Veterans services; eliminates requirement that Wounded Warrior Program cover only injuries sustained by military service personnel in combat areas. Amending  2.2-2001.1. (Patron-Cox, M.K., HB 174 (Chapter 58))
Veterans services agencies; designees for certain ex officio members. Amending  2.2-2452, 2.2-2681, and 2.2-2715. (Patron-Watts, HB 349 (Chapter 64))
Veterans Services, Department of; processing of disability claims. Amending  2.2-2001. (Patron-Cox, M.K., HB 419 (Chapter 84))
Veterans Services, Department of; shall provide burial vaults at no cost to eligible veterans at state-operated veterans cemeteries. Amending  2.2-2001. (Patron-Carrico, HB 479 (Chapter 554))
Veterans Services Fund; may be used for Veterans Services Foundation with approval of Board of Trustees. Amending 2.2-2718. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SB 297 (Chapter 369))
Veterans Skills Database; established. Adding  60.2-113.1. (Patron-Stolle, HB 760 (Chapter 277))
Virginia Council on Military Base and Mission Support; created. Adding  2.2-2699.5 and 2.2-2699.6. (Patron-Stuart, SB 330 (F))
Virginia Military Family Relief Fund; State policy to exclude from taxation payments made from Fund. (Patron-Stolle, HB 1118 (Chapter 287))
Virginia Military Parents Equal Protection Act; stay of proceedings. Adding  20-124.11. (Patron-Pogge, HB 165 (F))
Virginia National Guard; if called to active duty by Governor, health care, life and long-term care insurance will continue. Amending  44-102.1. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HB 1233 (Chapter 861); Wampler, SB 613 (Chapter 811))
Virginia National Guard and Virginia Defense Force; commending. (Patron-Cosgrove, HJR 305 (P); Herring, SJR 196 (P))
Virginia National Guard, Virginia State Defense Force, or naval militia; reemployment rights of members. Amending  44-93.3. (Patron-Hanger, SB 349 (Chapter 253))
War Memorial Foundation; inclusion in Virginia War Memorial. Amending  2.2-2708. (Patron-Watts, HB 469 (F))
2010 Session 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 06/16/10