HB 1682 War Orphans Education Act; created.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Virginia War Orphans Education Act. Adds the children of parents who are killed or disabled as a result of service in military operations against terrorism, a peace-keeping mission, or a terrorist act subsequent to December 6, 1941, to the list of children eligible to attend public institutions of higher education or other public accredited postsecondary institutions granting a certificate, diploma, or degree, free of tuition, room and board, and required fees. Clarifies that the children of members of the United States Armed Services Reserves and the Virginia National Guard Reserve called to active military duty and who are killed in action or are totally and permanently disabled are also eligible for such benefits.

This bill also makes the benefits consistent between eligible children of members of the military and eligible children and spouses of persons who are killed in the line of duty while employed or serving as law-enforcement officers, firefighters, correctional officers, local and regional jail farm superintendents, sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, or in emergency medical services. Further, this bill provides technical amendments to clarify for whom tuition and required fees are waived.  This bill is identical to SB 1288.

Full text:
12/20/04  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 051831348  pdf | impact statement
01/27/05  House: Printed as engrossed 051831348-E  pdf | impact statement
02/15/05  Senate: Committee substitute printed 057801712-S1  pdf | impact statement
03/07/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1682ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/04/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0783)  pdf

House amendments
Conference amendments

12/20/04  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 051831348
12/20/04  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/12/05  House: Assigned to App. sub-committee: Higher Education
01/24/05  House: Reported from Appropriations with amds (23-Y 0-N)
01/26/05  House: Read first time
01/27/05  House: Read second time
01/27/05  House: Committee amendments agreed to
01/27/05  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB1682E
01/27/05  House: Printed as engrossed 051831348-E
01/28/05  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
01/28/05  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N)
01/28/05  House: Communicated to Senate
01/31/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/05  Senate: Referred to Committee on Finance
02/15/05  Senate: Reported from Finance with substitute (14-Y 0-N)
02/15/05  Senate: Committee substitute printed 057801712-S1
02/16/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/05  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (40-Y 0-N)
02/17/05  Senate: Read third time
02/17/05  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/17/05  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 057801712-S1
02/17/05  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1682S1
02/17/05  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/17/05  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (40-Y 0-N)
02/18/05  House: Placed on Calendar
02/21/05  House: Senate substitute rejected by House (0-Y 98-N)
02/21/05  House: VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 98-N)
02/23/05  Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 0-N)
02/23/05  Senate: VOTE: INSIST & REQUEST (39-Y 0-N)
02/23/05  Senate: Senate requested conference committee
02/24/05  House: House acceded to request
02/24/05  House: Conferees appointed by House
02/24/05  House: Delegates: Janis, Cox, Miles
02/24/05  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/24/05  Senate: Senators: Potts, Quayle, Howell
02/26/05  House: Conference report agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
02/26/05  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N)
02/26/05  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/26/05  Senate: VOTE: CONF. COMMITTEE RPT. (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1682ER)
03/09/05  House: Enrolled
03/09/05  House: Signed by Speaker
03/11/05  Senate: Signed by President
03/26/05  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 783 (effective 7/1/05)
04/04/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0783)