Retirement System; retirees may be hired as teachers without interrupting retirement benefits. (SB919)

Introduced By

Sen. Roscoe Reynolds (D-Martinsville) with support from co-patrons Del. Ward Armstrong (D-Martinsville), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), and Del. Jim Shuler (D-Blacksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Teacher's retirement allowance.  Extends the July 1, 2010, sunset date to July 1, 2015, for provisions allowing retirees to be hired as teachers or administrative personnel without interruption of their retirement benefits. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09
01/05/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 098320316
01/05/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/15/2009Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2009Read second time and engrossed
01/20/2009Read third time and passed Senate (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2009Impact statement from VRS (SB919)
02/02/2009Placed on Calendar
02/02/2009Read first time
02/02/2009Referred to Committee on Education
02/17/2009Assigned Education sub: Teachers and Admin. Action
02/19/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
02/23/2009Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Read second time
02/25/2009Read third time
02/25/2009Motion to refer to Appropriations committee rejected
02/25/2009Passed House (97-Y 3-N)
02/25/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (97-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB919ER)
03/04/2009Impact statement from VRS (SB919ER)
03/05/2009Signed by President
03/06/2009Signed by Speaker
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 590 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0590)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 9 minutes.