Judicial Retirement System; retired judges or justices appearing as counsel. (SB902)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Retired judges; appearing as counsel. Permits retired justices or judges to appear as counsel in cases in courts of the Commonwealth if (i) the retired justice or judge is at least 70 years old, (ii) the retired justice or judge is appearing as counsel, pro bono, for an indigent person in a civil matter, (iii) such civil matter is assigned or referred to the retired justice or judge by a nonprofit legal aid program organized under the auspices of the Virginia State Bar, and (iv) the retired justice or judge is not an employee, officer, or board member of such nonprofit legal aid program. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100176D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee on Finance
01/18/2011Rereferred from Fin. (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2011Rereferred to Courts of Justice
01/19/2011Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/31/2011Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2011Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2011Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/07/2011Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
02/16/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
02/21/2011Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011Read second time
02/24/2011Read third time
02/24/2011Committee amendment agreed to
02/24/2011Engrossed by House as amended
02/24/2011Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/24/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2011Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/24/2011Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2011VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2011House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Enrolled
03/03/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB902ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/26/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 705 (effective 7/1/11)
03/26/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0705)

Video

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.