Virginia Personnel Act; hiring preference in state government for persons with disabilities. (HB584)

Introduced By

Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City) with support from co-patron Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)

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. The bill defines the term "preference" as requiring that a person with a disability be hired over a person without a disability when the two individuals are substantially equal in qualifications for an eligible position. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/06/2020Committee
01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100079D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/10/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB584)
01/21/2020Referred from Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/21/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/24/2020Assigned GL sub: Professions/Occupations and Adminstrative Process
01/30/2020Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2021
02/04/2020Continued to 2021 in General Laws

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