Judges; increases mandatory retirement age. (SB19)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Mandatory retirement age for judges. Increases the mandatory retirement age for judges from age 70 to age 75. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/12/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 087977228
12/12/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2008Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/21/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (10-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2008Rereferred to Finance
01/21/2008Committee substitute printed 081741228-S1
01/23/2008Impact statement from VRS (SB19)
01/23/2008Impact statement from VRS (SB19S1)
01/29/2008Committee substitute printed 082922212-S2
01/29/2008Reported from Finance with substitute (14-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2008Read second time
01/31/2008Passed by for the day
02/01/2008Committee substitute rejected 081741228-S1
02/01/2008Committee substitute rejected 082922212-S2
02/01/2008Read second time
02/01/2008Courts of Justice Committee substitute rejected 081741228-S1
02/01/2008Finance Committee substitute rejected 082922212-S2
02/01/2008Floor substitute printed 082928328-S3 (Edwards)
02/01/2008Reading of substitute waived
02/01/2008Substitute by Senator Edwards agreed to 082928328-S3
02/01/2008Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB19S3
02/01/2008Impact statement from VRS (SB19S2)
02/04/2008Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2008Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2008Chair ruled Sen. Marsh motion to reconsider passage out of order
02/04/2008Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2008Passed by for the day
02/05/2008Motion to recommit to committee agreed to (22-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2008Recommitted to Courts of Justice
02/05/2008Pursuant to Senate Rule 20 (f)
02/05/2008Continued to 2009 in Courts of Justice