Personnel Act; hiring preference for veterans for employment with State. (HB2840)

Introduced By

Del. Frank Hall (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Personnel Act; personnel administration; preference for veterans for employment with the Commonwealth. Provides a veteran who applies for employment with the Commonwealth a preference during the selection process, if the veteran has received (i) an honorable discharge and served more than 180 consecutive days of full-time active duty in the armed forces of the United States or reserve components thereof, including the National Guard, or (ii) has a service-connected disability rating. Read the Bill »


03/13/2007: signed by governor


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 075134312
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/12/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2840)
01/16/2007Assigned GL sub: #4 Prof./Occup./Admin. (Cosgrove)
02/02/2007Committee substitute printed 070931276-H1
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2840H1)
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Committee substitute agreed to 070931276-H1
02/05/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2840H1
02/06/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/14/2007Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2007Read third time
02/19/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2840ER)
03/01/2007Signed by Speaker
03/02/2007Signed by President
03/05/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2840ER)
03/13/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 336 (effective 7/1/07)
03/21/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0336)