Judges; mandatory retirement. (HB279)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Mandatory judicial retirement. Increases mandatory judicial retirement to the expiration of a judge's term after the age of 70. However, the bill only becomes effective if the Judicial Performance Evaluation Program is funded and implemented. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/31/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100690D
12/31/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2014Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/20/2014Impact statement from VRS (HB279)
01/21/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 3-N)
01/21/2014Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/23/2014Impact statement from VRS (HB279)
01/27/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2014Committee substitute printed 14104276D-H1
01/27/2014Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/29/2014Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
02/03/2014Impact statement from VRS (HB279H1)
02/06/2014Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/12/2014Left in Appropriations


Helen Gregory writes:

Keep age at 70, a good age to retire, need younger blood
that is upith the times.