Governmental employees; repeals provisions that prohibit bargaining with labor union. (HB852)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Collective bargaining for governmental employees. Repeals provisions that prohibit state and local officers, agents, and governing bodies from collectively bargaining with a labor union or other employee association as a bargaining agent of public officers or employees. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088383492
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
01/17/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB852)
01/22/2008Reported from Rules without recommendation (9-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2008Read first time
01/24/2008Motion by Delegate Ebbin to strike rejected (43-Y 55-N)
01/24/2008Read second time
01/24/2008Motion to strike by Delegate Ebbin rejected (43-Y 55-N)
01/24/2008VOTE: --- REJECTED (43-Y 55-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2008Pending question ordered
01/24/2008Engrossment refused by House (0-Y 82-N)
01/24/2008VOTE: --- ENGROSSMENT REFUSED (0-Y 82-N) (see vote tally)


VA A., tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

VEA Supported

robert legge writes:

This should be an embarrassment to any Republican who thinks that bi-partisanship is in the best interests of Virginia citizens.