HB1546: Virginia Law Officers' Retirement System; sworn members of enforcement division of DMV added.

HOUSE BILL NO. 1546

Offered January 14, 2015
Prefiled January 7, 2015
A BILL to amend and reenact § 51.1-212 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the Virginia Law Officers' Retirement System.
Patron-- Fariss

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 51.1-212 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 51.1-212. Definitions.

As used in this chapter, unless the context requires a different meaning:

"Employee" means any (i) member of the Capitol Police Force as described in § 30-34.2:1, (ii) campus police officer appointed under the provisions of Chapter 17 (§ 23-232 et seq.) of Title 23, (iii) conservation police officer in the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries appointed under the provisions of Chapter 2 (§ 29.1-200 et seq.) of Title 29.1, (iv) special agent of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control appointed under the provisions of Chapter 1 (§ 4.1-100 et seq.), (v) law-enforcement officer employed by the Virginia Marine Resources Commission as described in § 9.1-101, (vi) correctional officer as the term is defined in § 53.1-1, and including correctional officers employed at a juvenile correction facility as the term is defined in § 66-25.3, (vii) any parole officer appointed pursuant to § 53.1-143, and (viii) any commercial vehicle enforcement officer employed by the Department of State Police, and (ix) full-time sworn member of the enforcement division of the Department of Motor Vehicles appointed by the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles and vested with the powers of sheriffs for the purpose of enforcing the laws of the Commonwealth that the Commissioner is required to enforce pursuant to § 46.2-217.

"Member" means any person included in the membership of the Retirement System as provided in this chapter.

"Normal retirement date" means a member's sixtieth birthday.

"Retirement System" means the Virginia Law Officers' Retirement System.