Life insurance; coverage for retired state employees. (SB102)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Life insurance for retired state employees. Provides that the basic life insurance coverage for retired state employees with 15 or more years of creditable service shall not be reduced to less than $8,000, indexed to the amount of any general salary increases for state employees. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/27/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101831D
12/27/2013Referred to Committee on Finance
01/16/2014Impact statement from VRS (SB102)
01/23/2014Impact statement from VRS (SB102)
01/29/2014Reported from Finance with substitute (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2014Committee substitute printed 14104579D-S1
01/30/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/31/2014Read second time
01/31/2014Reading of substitute waived
01/31/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104579D-S1
01/31/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB102S1
02/03/2014Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2014Impact statement from VRS (SB102S1)
02/07/2014Placed on Calendar
02/07/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/17/2014Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
02/26/2014Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
02/27/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
03/03/2014Reported from Appropriations with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2014Read second time
03/06/2014Read third time
03/06/2014Committee amendment agreed to
03/06/2014Engrossed by House as amended
03/06/2014Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
03/06/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2014House amendment rejected by Senate (0-Y 39-N)
03/06/2014House insisted on amendment
03/06/2014House requested conference committee
03/06/2014Senate acceded to request (39-Y 0-N)
03/06/2014Conferees appointed by Senate
03/06/2014Senators: Ruff, Wagner, McEachin
03/06/2014Conferees appointed by House
03/06/2014Delegates: Ingram, Poindexter, Joannou
03/08/2014No further action taken
03/08/2014Failed to pass in Senate


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 50 seconds.