Alternative application for employment for persons with a disability; DHRM to create a process. (HB2140)

Introduced By

Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City) with support from 14 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Cliff Hayes (D-Chesapeake), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington), Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield), Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt), Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Human Resource Management, alternative application for employment for persons with a disability. Directs the Department of Human Resource Management to create an alternative application process for the employment of persons with a disability. The process must be noncompetitive in nature and provide state agencies using the process an option for converting positions filled through the noncompetitive process into positions that are normally filled through a competitive process. The bill directs the Department of Human Resource Management to develop and disseminate a policy to implement the provisions of the bill. Read the Bill »


03/18/2021: signed by governor


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102720D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2021Assigned GL sub: Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
01/20/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2140)
01/21/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/26/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/26/2021Reported from General Laws with amendment(s) (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Read first time
01/28/2021Read second time
01/28/2021Committee amendment agreed to
01/28/2021Engrossed by House as amended HB2140E
01/28/2021Printed as engrossed 21102720D-E
01/29/2021Read third time and passed House (79-Y 20-N)
01/29/2021VOTE: Passage (79-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/02/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2140E)
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2021Reported from General Laws and Technology (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2021Read third time
02/15/2021Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2140ER)
02/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2140ER)
02/19/2021Signed by Speaker
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/24/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 24, 2021
02/24/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 218 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0218)