Virginia Retirement System; benefits for firefighter, emergency medical technician, etc. (SB171)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patron Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax)

Progress

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

Description

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 »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100954D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Finance
01/23/2012Impact statement from VRS (SB171)
01/31/2012Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2012Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/17/2012Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
02/29/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/29/2012Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2012Committee substitute printed 12105774D-H1
03/02/2012Read second time
03/05/2012Read third time
03/05/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105774D-H1
03/05/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB171H1
03/05/2012Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
03/05/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2012Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
03/05/2012Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
03/05/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2012House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2012Title replaced 12105774D-H1
03/07/2012Impact statement from VRS (SB171H1)
03/08/2012Enrolled
03/08/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB171ER)
03/08/2012Signed by Speaker
03/09/2012Signed by President
03/13/2012Impact statement from VRS (SB171ER)
04/09/2012Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/17/2012Placed on Calendar
04/18/2012Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012House concurred in Governor's recommendation (94-Y 0-N)
04/18/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/18/2012Reenrolled
04/18/2012Reenrolled bill text (SB171ER2)
04/18/2012Signed by President as reenrolled
04/18/2012Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/18/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 811 (effective 7/1/12)
04/18/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0811)

Map

This bill mentions Danville.

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB428.