Retirement System; technical changes. (HB1796)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Plans administered by the Virginia Retirement System; technical changes.  Makes certain technical changes to the administration of various Virginia Retirement System plans, including (i) permitting multiple deductions for purchase of prior service and for the purchase of partial months; (ii) clarifying the death in service benefit for non-vested members; (iii) clarifying the extent of coverage for the voluntary long-term care insurance programs previously administered by the Department of Human Resources Management; (iv) clarifying the retirement options of persons receiving disability benefits under the Virginia Sickness and Disability Program; (v) clarifying the eligibility for the health insurance credit as it relates to participants in the defined contribution plan for certain employees of public school divisions and the defined contribution plan for certain political appointees. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103552D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/13/2011Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
01/20/2011Impact statement from VRS (HB1796)
01/20/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/24/2011Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2011Committee substitute printed 11104450D-H1
01/26/2011Read first time
01/27/2011Impact statement from VRS (HB1796H1)
01/27/2011Read second time
01/27/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104450D-H1
01/27/2011Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1796H1
01/28/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
01/28/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2011Referred to Committee on Finance
02/09/2011Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2011Read third time
02/11/2011Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1796ER)
02/15/2011Impact statement from VRS (HB1796ER)
02/15/2011Signed by Speaker
02/16/2011Signed by President
03/26/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 722 (effective 7/1/11)
03/26/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0722)


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 1 minute.