Virginia Personnel Act; hiring preference in state government for persons with disabilities. (HB2094)

Introduced By

Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City) with support from co-patrons Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), and Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Personnel Act; hiring preference in state government for persons with disabilities. Establishes a hiring preference in state government for persons with disabilities, provided that such person meets all of the knowledge, skill, and ability requirements for the available position and such person's disability is unrelated to his qualifications for and ability to perform the duties of the available position. The bill defines "person with a disability" as any person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of his major life activities or who has a record of such impairment. Amends § 51.5-41, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/07/2019Committee
01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100816D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/23/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2094)
02/05/2019Left in General Laws

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