Constitutional amendment; legislative compensation, Legislative Compensation Commission established. (SJ290)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeremy McPike (D-Dale City) with support from 11 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Josh Cole (D-Stafford), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Candi King (D-Woodbridge), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun), Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon), Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon), Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian), Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton), Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Constitutional amendment (first reference); legislative compensation; Legislative Compensation Commission. Establishes the Legislative Compensation Commission, charged with determining the salaries, allowances, and retirement benefits of the members of the General Assembly. Members would receive no compensation from the Commonwealth other than the compensation determined by the Commission. The Commission is established by appointment of the General Assembly every four years beginning July 1, 2026. Read the Bill »


02/04/2021: passed committee


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102496D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/04/2021Reported from Privileges and Elections (10-Y 0-N 5-A) (see vote tally)
02/04/2021Reading waived (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/05/2021Read second time
02/05/2021Reading of amendments waived
02/05/2021Amendments by Senator McPike agreed to
02/05/2021Engrossed by Senate as amended SJ290E
02/05/2021Printed as engrossed 21102496D-E
02/05/2021Reading waived (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2021Rejected by Senate (19-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)