Judicial retirement; any member who attains 73 years of age shall be retired 20 days after convening (HB1984)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake) with support from co-patron Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Judges; mandatory retirement. Increases the mandatory retirement age of judges from 70 to 73 if, for any judge who attains 70 years of age, the General Assembly authorizes the judge to continue serving the current term or upon expiration of the current term elects such judge to an additional term. If so authorized or elected, such judge shall be retired 20 days after the convening of the next regular session of the General Assembly that follows the date such judge attains 73 years of age. Amends § 51.1-305, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/13/2015Committee
01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15103289D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2015Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
01/20/2015Impact statement from VRS (HB1984)
01/28/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/04/2015Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2015Committee substitute printed 15104836D-H1
02/06/2015Read first time
02/09/2015Read second time
02/09/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104836D-H1
02/09/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1984H1
02/10/2015Read third time and passed House (82-Y 17-N)
02/10/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (82-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2015Impact statement from VRS (HB1984H1)
02/16/2015Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2015Committee substitute printed 15105124D-S1
02/17/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Read third time
02/18/2015Reading of substitute waived
02/18/2015Committee substitute agreed to
02/18/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1984S1
02/18/2015Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Placed on Calendar
02/20/2015Senate substitute rejected by House 15105124D-S1 (0-Y 96-N)
02/20/2015VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 96-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Impact statement from VRS (HB1984S1)
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: Leftwich, Albo, Toscano
02/25/2015Conferees appointed by Senate
02/25/2015Senators: Norment, Saslaw, Stuart
02/26/2015Conference substitute printed 15105582D-H2
02/26/2015Conference report agreed to by House (87-Y 12-N)
02/26/2015Conference report agreed to by Senate (31-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2015C Amended by conference committee
02/26/2015First conference substitute printed 15105582D-H2
02/26/2015First conference report agreed to by House (87-Y 12-N)
02/26/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (87-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2015Conference report rejected by Senate (4-Y 33-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2015Senate requested second conference committee
02/27/2015Conference report agreed to by Senate (32-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2015Conference report agreed to by House (87-Y 4-N)
02/27/2015Blank Action (32-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2015First conference report rejected by Senate (4-Y 33-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2015Senate requested second conference committee (32-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2015House acceded to request for second conference committee
02/27/2015Second conferees appointed by House
02/27/2015Delegates: Leftwich, Albo, Toscano
02/27/2015Second conferees appointed by Senate
02/27/2015Senators: Norment, Reeves, McEachin
02/27/2015Second conference substitute printed 15105678D-H3
02/27/2015Second conference report agreed to by House (87-Y 4-N)
02/27/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (87-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2015Second conference report agreed to by Senate (31-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2015Impact statement from VRS (HB1984H3)
03/06/2015Enrolled
03/06/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1984ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/10/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
03/10/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/10/2015Impact statement from VRS (HB1984ER)
03/27/2015Governor's recommendation received by House
04/14/2015Placed on Calendar
04/15/2015House concurred in Governor's recommendation (65-Y 34-N)
04/15/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (65-Y 34-N) (see vote tally)
04/15/2015Passed by temporarily
04/15/2015Passed by for the day
04/17/2015Passed by for the day
04/17/2015Communicated to Governor
04/30/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 762 (effective 7/1/15)
04/30/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0762)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 6 clips in all, totaling 4 minutes.