SB 433 Veterans; determination of status of unclaimed cremains.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)

Determination of status of unclaimed cremains belonging to veterans.  Provides for a funeral director to provide the names and any other identifying information on unclaimed cremains to the Department of Veterans Services in order for the Department to determine if the unclaimed cremains are those of a veteran. Under the bill, commencing July 1, 2014, the Department shall notify the funeral director within 30 days of receipt of the information if the cremains are those of a veteran and whether such veteran is eligible for burial in a veterans cemetery. In addition, the bill provides that the names and any personal identifying information submitted by a funeral director to the Department are exempt from disclosure under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (§ 2.2-3700 et seq.).

Full text:
01/11/12  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103437D  pdf | impact statement
01/23/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12104425D-S1  pdf | impact statement
01/23/12  Senate: Substitute bill reprinted 12104425D-S1  pdf | impact statement
02/22/12  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB433ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/06/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0120)  pdf

Status:
01/11/12  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103437D
01/11/12  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/23/12  Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (13-Y 0-N)
01/23/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12104425D-S1
01/23/12  Senate: Substitute bill reprinted 12104425D-S1
01/25/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/26/12  Senate: Read second time
01/26/12  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
01/26/12  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 12104425D-S1
01/26/12  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB433S1
01/27/12  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/13/12  House: Placed on Calendar
02/13/12  House: Read first time
02/13/12  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/16/12  House: Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 0-N)
02/17/12  House: Read second time
02/20/12  House: Read third time
02/20/12  House: Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/20/12  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
02/20/12  House: Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/20/12  House: Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/20/12  House: VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (98-Y 0-N)
02/22/12  Senate: Enrolled
02/22/12  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB433ER)
02/22/12  Senate: Signed by President
02/22/12  House: Signed by Speaker
03/06/12  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 120 (effective 7/1/12)
03/06/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0120)