Judges; increases mandatory retirement age. (SB206)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Judicial retirement; mandatory retirement.  Adjusts the mandatory retirement age under judicial retirement to age 73. Currently, judges are required to retire at age 70. This bill is a recommendation of the Judicial Council. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100848D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2010Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/25/2010Committee substitute printed 10104397D-S1
01/25/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (10-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2010Rereferred to Finance
02/01/2010Impact statement from VRS (SB206S1)
02/02/2010Reported from Finance (10-Y 3-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
02/03/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2010Read second time
02/04/2010Reading of substitute waived
02/04/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104397D-S1
02/04/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB206S1
02/08/2010Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Placed on Calendar
02/16/2010Read first time
02/16/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/17/2010Assigned Courts sub: #4 Judicial Systems
03/08/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 4-N)
03/08/2010Referred from Courts of Justice (12-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2010Referred to Committee on Appropriations
03/14/2010Left in Appropriations


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 4 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB126.