Health insurance; credits for retired state employees. (HB59)

Introduced By

Del. Lacey Putney (I-Bedford) with support from co-patrons Sen. Edd Houck (D-Spotsylvania), and Sen. Roscoe Reynolds (D-Martinsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health insurance credits for retired state employees. Increases the monthly cap for health insurance credits provided to retired state employees by eliminating the cap on the number of years of service used to compute the credit. The bill is contingent on funding in the appropriation act. Read the Bill »


04/05/2006: signed by governor


12/14/2005Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 065125476
12/14/2005Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/27/2006Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement (Putney)
01/29/2006Fiscal impact statement from VRS (HB59)
02/10/2006Reported from Appropriations with substitute (23-Y 0-N)
02/11/2006Committee substitute printed 065218476-H1
02/11/2006Read first time
02/13/2006Read second time
02/13/2006Committee substitute agreed to 065218476-H1
02/13/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB59H1
02/14/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006Communicated to Senate
02/15/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2006Referred to Committee on Finance
02/16/2006Fiscal impact statement from VRS (HB59H1)
03/01/2006Reported from Finance with amendments (15-Y 0-N)
03/02/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
03/02/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
03/03/2006Read third time
03/03/2006Reading of amendments waived
03/03/2006Committee amendments agreed to
03/03/2006Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/03/2006Passed Senate with amendments (39-Y 0-N)
03/03/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006Placed on Calendar
03/07/2006Senate amendments agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
03/07/2006VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N)
03/15/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB59ER)
03/15/2006Signed by Speaker
03/16/2006Signed by President
04/03/2006Fiscal impact statement from VRS (HB59ER)
04/05/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 622 (effective - see bill)
04/14/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0622)