Judicial retirement; mandatory retirement. (SB1066)

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.

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Bill Has Failed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100855D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2011Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/23/2011Impact statement from VRS (SB1066)
01/24/2011Reported from Courts of Justice (10-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2011Rereferred to Finance
02/01/2011Reported from Finance (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2011Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2011Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2011Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2011Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2011Placed on Calendar
02/08/2011Read first time
02/08/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/10/2011Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
02/14/2011Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
02/16/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 4-N)
02/21/2011Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (10-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)