Retirement System; benefits for certain local employees. (SB848)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Retirement System; benefits for local law enforcement, correctional, and emergency response employees in certain localities.  Permits any locality that is exempt from providing all of the special statutory retirement benefits to local law enforcement, correctional, and emergency response employees because the locality's annual retirement allowance for such employees exceeds the statutory amount, to provide all of the other statutory benefits except the statutory annual retirement allowance (i) to all employees eligible for such benefits or (ii) only to eligible employees hired on or after July 1, 2010. The additional costs of providing the benefits would be borne by the locality making the election. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101661D
01/07/2011Referred to Committee on Finance
01/20/2011Impact statement from VRS (SB848)
01/22/2011Impact statement from VRS (SB848)
02/01/2011Reported from Finance (12-Y 2-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 (34-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2011Placed on Calendar
02/08/2011Read first time
02/08/2011Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/15/2011Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
02/17/2011Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/22/2011Left 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, 1 clip in all, totaling 30 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2102.