Virginia Retirement System; benefits for certain local employees. (SB854)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Retirement System; benefits for certain local employees. Allows that a political subdivision may by resolution irrevocably declare that persons employed as firefighters, emergency medical technicians, or law-enforcement officers shall be considered to have 60 months of creditable service as of January 1, 2013, for purposes of the Virginia Retirement System. Current law allows political subdivisions to declare that such employees are not considered persons who became members on or after July 1, 2010, for purposes of the Virginia Retirement System. The bill also declares that if the political subdivision adopts such a resolution, those employees shall not be eligible to participate in the new hybrid retirement program. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/02/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101184D
01/02/2013Referred to Committee on Finance
01/11/2013Impact statement from VRS (SB854)
01/13/2013Impact statement from VRS (SB854)
01/22/2013Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2013Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2013Placed on Calendar
02/02/2013Read first time
02/02/2013Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/04/2013Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
02/11/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/13/2013Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2013Read second time
02/15/2013Read third time
02/15/2013Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/15/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Enrolled
02/20/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB854ER)
02/20/2013Signed by Speaker
02/21/2013Signed by President
03/16/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 456 (effective 7/1/13)
03/16/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0456)

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 35 seconds.