Mandatory judicial retirement; increases age under Judicial Retirement System from 70 to 73 years. (SB740)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patron Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Mandatory judicial retirement. Increases the mandatory retirement age under the Judicial Retirement System from 70 years of age to 73 years of age.

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Bill Has Failed


12/12/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102893D
12/12/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/11/2013Impact statement from VRS (SB740)
01/14/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/14/2013Committee substitute printed 13103995D-S1
01/14/2013Incorporates SB762
01/14/2013Rereferred to Finance
01/16/2013Impact statement from VRS (SB740S1)
01/22/2013Reported from Finance (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2013Read second time
01/24/2013Reading of substitute waived
01/24/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13103995D-S1
01/24/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB740S1
01/25/2013Read third time and passed Senate (30-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2013Placed on Calendar
02/02/2013Read first time
02/02/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2013Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
02/11/2013Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting
02/18/2013Left in Courts of Justice


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 42 seconds.