Virginia Retirement System; purchase of prior service credit. (SB942)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Retirement System; purchase of prior service credit. Allows a member of the Virginia Retirement System granted an unpaid leave of absence for the death of a child to purchase up to one year of service credit per occurrence of leave. Current law allows the purchase of service credit for an unpaid leave of absence related to the birth or adoption of a child. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101973D
01/08/2015Referred to Committee on Finance
01/16/2015Impact statement from VRS (SB942)
02/03/2015Reported from Finance with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Read second time
02/05/2015Reading of amendments waived
02/05/2015Committee amendments agreed to
02/05/2015Engrossed by Senate as amended SB942E
02/05/2015Printed as engrossed 15101973D-E
02/05/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2015Placed on Calendar
02/09/2015Read first time
02/09/2015Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/09/2015Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
02/12/2015Impact statement from VRS (SB942E)
02/19/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/23/2015Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Committee substitute printed 15105305D-H1
02/24/2015Read second time
02/25/2015Read third time
02/25/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15105305D-H1
02/25/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB942H1
02/25/2015Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/25/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2015House substitute rejected by Senate (4-Y 34-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2015House insisted on substitute
02/26/2015House requested conference committee
02/26/2015Senate acceded to request (36-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2015Conferees appointed by Senate
02/26/2015Senators: Carrico, Wagner, Stuart
02/26/2015Conferees appointed by House
02/26/2015Delegates: Jones, Poindexter, Hester
02/27/2015C Amended by conference committee
02/27/2015Conference report agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/27/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2015Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB942ER)
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 (SB942ER)
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 536 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0536)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.