Retirement System; investments related to Sudan. (SB87)

Introduced By

Sen. Ken Cuccinelli (R-Fairfax) with support from 11 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon), Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Chuck Caputo (D-Oak Hill), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Shannon Valentine (D-Lynchburg), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath), Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond), Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax), Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon), Sen. Patsy Ticer (D-Alexandria)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Virginia Retirement System; investments related to Sudan. Requires the Virginia Retirement System, under certain circumstances, to divest itself of investments in companies meeting certain criteria gauged to be related to the genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/26/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088184216
12/26/2007Referred to Committee on Finance
01/18/2008Impact statement from VRS (SB87)
01/22/2008Committee substitute printed 083030216-S1
01/22/2008Reported from Finance with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2008Impact statement from VRS (SB87S1)
01/23/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2008Read second time
01/24/2008Reading of substitute waived
01/24/2008Committee substitute agreed to 083030216-S1
01/24/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB87S1
01/25/2008Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2008Communicated to House
02/12/2008Placed on Calendar
02/12/2008Read first time
02/12/2008Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/19/2008Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement (Jones, S.C.)
03/03/2008Left in Appropriations

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB556.