Virginia Retirement System; purchase of service credit for prior service. (HB1890)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Retirement System; purchase of service credit for prior service. Makes numerous changes to the purchase of service credit program to simplify it and make it more cost-neutral to the fund and more in line with other states' programs. The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2017. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101211D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/21/2015Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
01/23/2015Impact statement from VRS (HB1890)
01/29/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
02/02/2015Reported from Appropriations with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2015Read first time
02/05/2015Read second time
02/05/2015Committee amendment agreed to
02/05/2015Engrossed by House as amended HB1890E
02/05/2015Printed as engrossed 15101211D-E
02/06/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2015Referred to Committee on Finance
02/11/2015Impact statement from VRS (HB1890E)
02/17/2015Reported from Finance with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2015Committee substitute printed 15105185D-S1
02/18/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Read third time
02/19/2015Reading of substitute waived
02/19/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15105185D-S1
02/19/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1890S1
02/19/2015Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015Placed on Calendar
02/23/2015Senate substitute rejected by House 15105185D-S1 (2-Y 96-N)
02/23/2015VOTE: REJECTED (2-Y 96-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Impact statement from VRS (HB1890S1)
02/24/2015Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Senate requested conference committee
02/25/2015House acceded to request
02/25/2015Conferees appointed by House
02/25/2015Delegates: Jones, Poindexter, Hester
02/25/2015Conferees appointed by Senate
02/25/2015Senators: Stuart, Wagner, Carrico
02/26/2015C Amended by conference committee
02/26/2015Conference substitute printed 15105636D-H1
02/27/2015Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2015Conference report agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
02/27/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2015Impact statement from VRS (HB1890H1)
03/06/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1890ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/10/2015Impact statement from VRS (HB1890ER)
03/10/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
03/10/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 508 (effective 1/1/17)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0508)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.