Virginia Personnel Act; hiring preference in state government for persons with disabilities. (SB162)

Introduced By

Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake) with support from co-patron Sen. Barbara Favola (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 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. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/19/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102128D
12/19/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/10/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB162)
01/29/2020Stricken at request of Patron in General Laws and Technology (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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