Judicial retirement; increases mandatory age under Judicial Retirement System. (SB170)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta) with support from co-patron Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


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 72 years of age. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/01/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100862D
01/01/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/13/2014Committee substitute printed 14103894D-S1
01/13/2014Rereferred to Finance
01/13/2014Incorporates SB231
01/14/2014Impact statement from VRS (SB170S1)
01/22/2014Reported from Finance (10-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
01/23/2014Impact statement from VRS (SB170S1)
01/24/2014Read second time
01/24/2014Reading of substitute waived
01/24/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14103894D-S1
01/24/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB170S1
01/27/2014Read third time and passed Senate (31-Y 8-N)
01/31/2014Placed on Calendar
01/31/2014Read first time
01/31/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2014Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/17/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2014Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/18/2014Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
02/27/2014Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
03/04/2014Left in Appropriations


Helen Gregory writes:

Please vote no to raise age to 72. Let younger people with up to date ideas and more in touch with
the times. 70 is a nice age to retire.