Virginia Retirement System; retired law-enforcement officers employed as school resource officers. (SB54)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake) with support from co-patron Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Retirement System; retired law-enforcement officers employed as school security officers. Allows a retired law-enforcement officer to continue to receive his service retirement allowance during a subsequent period of employment by a local school division as a school security officer, so long as he has a break in service of at least 12 calendar months between retirement and reemployment, did not retire under an early retirement program, and did not retire under the Workforce Transition Act of 1995. The bill is identical to HB 1495. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


11/19/2019Referred to Committee on Finance
11/19/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100467D
11/19/2019Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
01/08/2020Moved from Finance to Finance and Appropriations due to a change of the committee name
01/12/2020Impact statement from VRS (SB54)
01/28/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Read second time
01/30/2020Reading of amendments waived
01/30/2020Committee amendments agreed to
01/30/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB54E
01/30/2020Printed as engrossed 20100467D-E
01/31/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Impact statement from VRS (SB54E)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/13/2020Assigned App. sub: Compensation & General Government
02/25/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/25/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
02/28/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/28/2020Committee substitute printed 20108973D-H1
02/28/2020Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Read second time
03/04/2020Read third time
03/04/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20108973D-H1
03/04/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB54H1
03/04/2020Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
03/04/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Passed by temporarily
03/05/2020House substitute rejected by Senate (1-Y 39-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020House insisted on substitute
03/05/2020House requested conference committee
03/05/2020Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Conferees appointed by Senate
03/05/2020Senators: Cosgrove, Marsden, Deeds
03/05/2020Conferees appointed by House
03/05/2020Delegates: Tyler, Aird, Bloxom
03/07/2020C Amended by conference committee
03/07/2020Conference substitute printed 20109718D-S1
03/07/2020Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2020Passed by temporarily
03/08/2020Conference report agreed to by House (90-Y 0-N)
03/08/2020VOTE: Adoption (90-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/18/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB54ER)
03/18/2020Signed by President
03/19/2020Signed by Speaker
03/20/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 20, 2020
03/20/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/09/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 969 (effective 7/1/20)
04/09/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0969)

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