Retired circuit court and district court judges; recall, evaluation, etc. (SB843)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Retired circuit court and district court judges; recall; qualification by Senate Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee for Courts of Justice. Provides that no retired judge shall be authorized or eligible for temporary recall if such judge, prior to submitting a notice of retirement, sought reelection to a subsequent term but was not reelected by a majority of the members elected to each house of the General Assembly. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/28/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23100717D
12/28/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/25/2023Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/25/2023Reported from Judiciary with substitute (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2023Committee substitute printed 23105559D-S1
01/27/2023Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2023Impact statement from DPB (SB843S1)
01/30/2023Read second time
01/30/2023Reading of substitute waived
01/30/2023Committee substitute agreed to 23105559D-S1
01/30/2023Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB843S1
01/31/2023Passed by for the day
02/01/2023Read third time and passed Senate (32-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2023Placed on Calendar
02/09/2023Read first time
02/09/2023Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2023Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
02/17/2023Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
02/22/2023Left in Courts of Justice