Judges; mandatory retirement, General Assembly to approve retired judges under temporary recall. (HB241)

Introduced By

Del. Bill Janis (R-Glen Allen)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Mandatory judicial retirement; retired judges under temporary recall.  Requires mandatory retirement of judges at the end of the term following their 70th birthday. The bill also requires the General Assembly to approve retired judges for service under temporary recall. Read the Bill »


03/08/2010: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/11/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103252D
01/11/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2010Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/15/2010Assigned Courts sub: Judicial Systems
02/08/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/12/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2010Committee substitute printed 10105161D-H1
02/14/2010Read first time
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105161D-H1
02/15/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB241H1
02/16/2010Read third time and passed House (71-Y 28-N)
02/16/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (71-Y 28-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/23/2010Assigned Courts sub: Civil
03/01/2010Assigned Courts sub: Special
03/03/2010Assigned Courts sub: Civil
03/08/2010Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (9-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 3 minutes.