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 Bill Status of SB2302  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  WAR ON TERROR VETS ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Larry K. Bomke, John O. Jones, Dan Cronin, Carole Pankau, Dan Rutherford and Randall M. Hultgren

House Sponsors
(Rep. Dave Winters - JoAnn D. Osmond - Mike Bost - Michael P. McAuliffe - Linda Chapa LaVia, Raymond Poe, Rich Brauer, Ronald A. Wait, Ron Stephens, Jerry L. Mitchell, Bob Biggins, Elizabeth Coulson, Jim Sacia, James H. Meyer, Roger L. Eddy, Brent Hassert, Dennis M. Reboletti, Franco Coladipietro, Ruth Munson, Rosemary Mulligan, Sandy Cole, Bill Mitchell, Shane Cultra, Keith P. Sommer, Carolyn H. Krause, Renée Kosel, Sandra M. Pihos, Mike Fortner, Jil Tracy, Harry R. Ramey, Jr., Jim Watson and Donald L. Moffitt)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/11/2008SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0797

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the War on Terrorism Veterans Act. Provides that a memorial honoring persons who earned the Southwest Asia Service Medal serving in either Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom may be constructed by a private entity on a portion of the State property in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the memorial shall honor persons who earned (i) the Southwest Asia Service Medal, (ii) the Afghanistan Campaign Medal for service in Operation Enduring Freedom, (iii) the Iraqi Campaign Medal for service in Operation Iraqi Freedom, or (iv) the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal for service in either Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2008SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Larry K. Bomke
  2/14/2008SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  3/5/2008SenateAssigned to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  3/13/2008SenateDo Pass State Government and Veterans Affairs; 007-000-000
  3/13/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 1, 2008
  4/1/2008SenateSecond Reading
  4/1/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 2, 2008
  4/2/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John O. Jones
  4/8/2008SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  4/8/2008HouseArrived in House
  4/8/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/15/2008HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Dave Winters
  4/15/2008HouseFirst Reading
  4/15/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/1/2008HouseAssigned to Veterans Affairs Committee
  5/9/2008HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 23, 2008
  5/15/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Veterans Affairs Committee
  5/15/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Veterans Affairs Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/15/2008HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Veterans Affairs Committee; 010-000-000
  5/15/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/15/2008HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  5/15/2008HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  5/15/2008HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  5/15/2008HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/19/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Raymond Poe
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rich Brauer
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ronald A. Wait
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Stephens
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry L. Mitchell
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. James H. Meyer
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Roger L. Eddy
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Brent Hassert
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Franco Coladipietro
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ruth Munson
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Bill Mitchell
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Shane Cultra
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith P. Sommer
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carolyn H. Krause
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jil Tracy
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry R. Ramey, Jr.
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  5/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  5/22/2008HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 110-000-000
  5/23/2008SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01
  5/23/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01-May 27, 2008
  5/27/2008SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Larry K. Bomke
  5/27/2008SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules
  5/30/2008SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  5/31/2008SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt State Government and Veterans Affairs; 006-000-000
  5/31/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Cronin
  5/31/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Carole Pankau
  5/31/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Rutherford
  5/31/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Randall M. Hultgren
  5/31/2008SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 056-000-000
  5/31/2008SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/27/2008SenateSent to the Governor
  8/11/2008SenateGovernor Approved
  8/11/2008SenateEffective Date August 11, 2008
  8/11/2008SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0797

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