HB 2851 Veterans; Commiss. of Dept. of Veterans Serv. to appoint personnel to process benefit claims weekly.
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Summary as introduced:
Department of Veterans Services; department personnel. Provides that the Commissioner shall be responsible for appointing the personnel assigned to each service office and for determining the compensation to be paid to such personnel. In determining the number of personnel assigned to each service office, the Commissioner is required to ensure the number of employees assigned to the processing of benefit claims is sufficient to maintain a ratio of one staff person for every 26,212 veterans residing in the Commonwealth. The Commissioner is also required to ensure that the personnel assigned to processing benefit claims provide these services to veterans in locations other than the service office at least one day per week.

Full text:
01/20/05  House: Presented & ordered printed 052737284  pdf | impact statements
03/07/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2851ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/05/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0888)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed
Conference amendments

Status:
01/20/05  House: Presented & ordered printed 052737284
01/20/05  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/25/05  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: Subcommittee #3...
02/01/05  House: Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N)
02/01/05  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/02/05  House: Assigned to App. sub-committee: Compensation & General ...
02/04/05  House: Reported from Appropriations (23-Y 0-N)
02/05/05  House: Read first time
02/07/05  House: Read second time and engrossed
02/08/05  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/05  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/05  House: Communicated to Senate
02/10/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/05  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/11/05  Senate: Reported from General Laws with amd (14-Y 0-N)
02/11/05  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
02/15/05  Senate: Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N)
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 amendment waived
02/17/05  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
02/17/05  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/17/05  Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (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 amendment rejected by House (3-Y 94-N)
02/21/05  House: VOTE: REJECTED (3-Y 94-N)
02/23/05  Senate: Senate insisted on amendment (40-Y 0-N)
02/23/05  Senate: VOTE: INSIST & REQUEST (40-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: Cox, Wardrup, Joannou
02/24/05  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/24/05  Senate: Senators: Hanger, Watkins, Devolites Davis
02/26/05  House: Conference report agreed to by House (87-Y 0-N)
02/26/05  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (87-Y 0-N)
02/26/05  House: Reconsideration of conference report agreed to by House
02/26/05  House: Conference report agreed to by House (90-Y 0-N)
02/26/05  House: VOTE: ADOPTION #2 (90-Y 0-N)
02/26/05  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N)
02/26/05  Senate: VOTE: CONF. COMMITTEE RPT. (36-Y 0-N)
03/07/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2851ER)
03/09/05  House: Enrolled
03/09/05  House: Signed by Speaker
03/11/05  Senate: Signed by President
03/28/05  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 888 (effective 7/1/05)
04/05/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0888)