Personnel Act; hiring preference for veterans for employment with State. (SB1033)

Introduced By

Sen. Jay O'Brien (R-Clifton)


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 »


03/20/2007: signed by governor


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 079023784
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/12/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1033)
01/25/2007Committee substitute printed 078669784-S1
01/26/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/29/2007Read second time
01/29/2007Reading of substitute waived
01/29/2007Committee substitute agreed to 078669784-S1
01/29/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1033S1
01/30/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1033S1)
01/30/2007Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
01/30/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2007Communicated to House
02/03/2007Placed on Calendar
02/03/2007Read first time
02/03/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/05/2007Assigned GL sub: #4 Prof./Occup./Admin. (Cosgrove)
02/15/2007Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2007Read second time
02/20/2007Read third time
02/20/2007Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1033ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1033ER)
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/20/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 605 (effective 7/1/07)
04/03/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0605)