Virginia Sickness and Disability Program; open enrollment period. (SB977)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Sickness and Disability Program; open enrollment period. Opens enrollment into the Virginia Sickness and Disability Program between October 1, 2015, and January 1, 2016, for eligible employees not currently participating in the program. Any employee electing to participate in the program would convert his sick leave balances to (i) additional retirement service credit on the basis of one month of service for each 173 hours of sick leave or (ii) disability credits on the basis of one hour of disability credit for each hour of sick leave. An election to participate in the program must be in writing and is irrevocable. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101553D
01/10/2015Referred to Committee on Finance
01/20/2015Impact statement from VRS (SB977)
01/28/2015Reported from Finance with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Read second time
01/30/2015Reading of amendment waived
01/30/2015Committee amendment agreed to
01/30/2015Engrossed by Senate as amended SB977E
01/30/2015Printed as engrossed 15101553D-E
02/02/2015Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2015Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2015Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2015Placed on Calendar
02/06/2015Read first time
02/06/2015Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/06/2015Impact statement from VRS (SB977E)
02/24/2015Left in Appropriations