Virginia Personnel Act; hiring preference for veterans, surviving spouses, and children. (HB253)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach) with support from 16 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge), Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton), Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington), Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Lacey Putney (I-Bedford), Del. Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg), Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Mark Herring (D-Leesburg)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Personnel Act; hiring preference for veterans; surviving spouses and children.  Adds the surviving spouse or child of a veteran killed in the line of duty to the preference in state employment for veterans. The bill defines child to mean a person under the age of 27 years. The bill contains technical amendments. Amends § 2.2-2903, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100514D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/26/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB253)
01/27/2012Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
01/31/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/02/2012Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2012Read first time
02/07/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/08/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/20/2012Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Read third time
02/23/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2012Enrolled
02/28/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB253ER)
02/28/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB253ER)
02/28/2012Signed by Speaker
02/29/2012Signed by President
03/20/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 266 (effective 7/1/12)
03/20/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0266)

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 40 seconds.