Local government; hiring people with disabilities. (HB710)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna) with support from co-patrons Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), and Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Local government hiring; people with disabilities. Requires any locality to take into consideration or give preference to an individual's status as a person with a disability in its employment hiring policies and practices, provided that such person with a disability meets all of the knowledge, skills, and eligibility requirements for the available position. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Committee
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102125D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/24/2022Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
02/04/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/11/2022Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2022Read first time
02/14/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/15/2022Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/15/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2022Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/21/2022Reported from Local Government (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2022Read third time
02/23/2022Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2022Enrolled
02/25/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB710ER)
02/25/2022Signed by Speaker
02/25/2022Signed by President
03/11/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2022
03/11/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 306 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0306)

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