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PENSIONS, BENEFITS, AND RETIREMENT

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2009 Session


Brain injuries; eliminates requirement that hospitals report to registry maintained by Department of Rehabilitative Services. Amending  32.1-116.1; repealing  51.5-11. (Patron-Puller, SB 197 (Chapter 563))
Deputy sheriffs; certain retired under disability retirement. Amending Chapter 819, 2007 Acts. (Patron-Puckett, SB 400 (C))
Driver’s license; issuance to an applicant who doesn’t provide social security number. Amending  46.2-323. (Patron-Wampler, SB 285 (F))
Forest wardens, special; retirement credits. Adding  51.1-143.2. (Patron-Watkins, SB 367 (F))
Freedom of Information Act; records containing social security numbers. Amending  2.2-3705.1. (Patron-Sickles, HB 1102 (F))
Group life insurance; permits retiree to make irrevocable beneficiary designation to purchase funeral services. Amending 51.1-511. (Patron-Hanger, SB 743 (C))
Health insurance; credits for certain retired public officers and employees. Amending  51.1-1403. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 78 (F); Houck, SB 305 (C))
Health insurance credits; all retired employees of local school divisions to receive. Amending  51.1-1400 and 51.1-1401. (Patron-McEachin, SB 674 (C))
Health insurance credits; increased for certain retired employees of local social services boards. Amending  51.1-1403; adding 51.1-1403.1. (Patron-Wright, HB 9 (F))
Higher educational institutions; optional retirement plan for certain employees. Amending  51.1-126. (Patron-Shuler, HB 482 (F); Edwards, SB 128 (F))
Higher educational institutions; retirement plan for teachers and administrative faculty. Amending  51.1-126. (Patron-Shuler, HB 483 (F); Edwards, SB 127 (F))
Individual retirement accounts (IRAs); exemption from civil judgments. Amending  34-34. (Patron-Marsden, HB 1256 (F); Lingamfelter, HB 1559 (C))
Investment of Public Funds Act; investment of funds for volunteer fire and rescue squad pension programs. Amending  2.2-4501. (Patron-May, HB 626 (Chapter 295))
Judges; increases mandatory retirement age. Amending  51.1-305. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 783 (F); Edwards, SB 19 (C); Deeds, SB 34 (I) See SB19)
Judges; member who is at least 50 years of age, etc. to retire with full benefits. Amending  51.1-306. (Patron-Griffith, HB 411 (F))
Law Officers’ Retirement System; adds conservation officers as member. Amending  51.1-212. (Patron-Deeds, SB 261 (C))
Law Officers’ Retirement System; supplemental allowance paid until Social Security retirement age. Amending  51.1-217. (Patron-Bowling, HB 1219 (F); Puckett, SB 402 (C))
Local Government Manager Retention Program; retirement benefits for chief local executive employee. Adding  51.1-155.3. (Patron-Phillips, HB 1148 (F); Puckett, SB 587 (F))
Long-term care coverage; transfers administration thereof for public employees to Retirement System. Amending  2.2-1207 and 2.2-1208; adding  51.1-513.2, 51.1-513.3, and 51.1-513.4. (Patron-Stosch, SB 353 (Chapter 568))
Lottery Department, State; lottery sales agents. Amending 51.5-40 and 58.1-4009. (Patron-Gear, HB 1356 (F))
Marriage license; marriage record prepared includes last 4 digits of social security number of each party. Amending  20-16. (Patron-Scott, E.T., HB 729 (F))
Neurotrauma Initiative Advisory Board; changes reporting requirements. Amending  51.5-12.3. (Patron-Hanger, SB 494 (Chapter 40))
Port Authority; encourages employees thereof to save for retirement. Amending  62.1-129.1. (Patron-Melvin, HB 1212 (Chapter 325); Miller, Y.B., SB 466 (Chapter 621))
Port Authority; establish a trust to offset other postemployment benefits. Adding  62.1-129.2. (Patron-Melvin, HB 1211 (Chapter 597); Miller, Y.B., SB 467 (Chapter 622))
Protection of Social Security Numbers Act; created. Amending 24.2-444 and 59.1-443.2; adding  2.2-3815 through 2.2-3818; repealing  2.2-3808 and 2.2-3808.1. (Patron-Sickles, HB 1096 (F))
Public entities; rights of persons with disabilities. Amending 51.5-44. (Patron-Cole, HB 214 (Chapter 431))
Retirement benefits; applicable to certain public safety officers and state police officers who retired on or before July 1, 2002. Amending Chapter 819, 2007 Acts. (Patron-McDougle, SB 110 (F))
Retirement System; additional creditable service for special forest wardens. Adding  51.1-142.2:01. (Patron-Norment, SB 599 (I) See SB367)
Retirement System; authority to manage and invest certain funds. Amending  15.2-1547, 15.2-1548, 15.2-1549, and 51.1-124.31; adding  51.1-124.37 and 51.1-169. (Patron-Stolle, SB 614 (F))
Retirement System; average final compensation retirement multiplier. Adding  51.1-155.01. (Patron-Stolle, SB 619 (C))
Retirement System; average final compensation retirement multiplier for teachers. Amending  51.1-155. (Patron-Shuler, HB 484 (F); Caputo, HB 736 (F); Herring, SB 187 (F))
Retirement System; benefits for local law-enforcement officers. Amending  51.1-138. (Patron-Nutter, HB 981 (F))
Retirement System; benefits for local school superintendents. Amending  51.1-155; repealing fifth enactment of Chapters 689 and 700, 2001 Acts, and third enactment of Chapter 563, 2004 Acts. (Patron-Ruff, SB 695 (F))
Retirement System; benefits for superintendents and sworn officers of regional jails. Amending  51.1-138. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 596 (F); Stolle, SB 624 (F))
Retirement System; creating new defined contribution retirement plan. Adding  51.1-126.5:1. (Patron-Purkey, HB 128 (F))
Retirement System; early retirement provisions for certain local government officials. Amending  51.1-155.2. (Patron-Byron, HB 112 (Chapter 537))
Retirement System; exemption from liability for advisory committees appointed thereby. Amending  51.1-124.22, 51.1-602, 51.1-608, and 51.1-618. (Patron-Tata, HB 772 (Chapter 245))
Retirement System; group insurance program, exemption from process. Amending  51.1-510. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 245 (Chapter 354))
Retirement System; investments related to countries sponsoring terrorism. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 930 (F))
Retirement System; investments related to state sponsors of terrorism. (Patron-Moran, HB 1460 (F))
Retirement System; investments related to Sudan. (Patron-Valentine, HB 556 (F); Cuccinelli, SB 87 (F))
Retirement System; loss of retirement benefits for certain felony convictions. Amending  51.1-153, 51.1-205, 51.1-216, and 51.1-305; adding  51.1-124.13. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 695 (F))
Retirement System; optional increase for local employees. Amending  51.1-155. (Patron-Shannon, HB 960 (F))
Retirement System; prior service credit. Amending  51.1-142.2. (Patron-Tata, HB 773 (Chapter 27))
Retirement System; purchase of prior service credit. Amending 51.1-142.2. (Patron-Caputo, HB 738 (F))
Retirement System; retired members working at public colleges and universities to continue receiving retirement allowance. Amending  51.1-155. (Patron-Caputo, HB 739 (F); Ingram, HB 790 (F))
Retirement System; retirement credits for special forest wardens. Adding  51.1-143.2. (Patron-Hanger, SB 491 (I) See SB367)
Retirement System; state and local law-enforcement officers may take full retirement if have 25 years of creditable service. Amending  51.1-205 and 51.1-216. (Patron-Carrico, HB 369 (F))
Service dogs; persons training entitled to be accompanied thereby in public places. Amending  51.5-44. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 853 (Chapter 506))
Sick leave; retirement credit for unused balances of state and local employees. Amending  51.1-303; adding  51.1-142.4. (Patron-Phillips, HB 1154 (F))
Sickness and Disability Program; open-enrollment period. Amending 51.1-1103. (Patron-Deeds, SB 316 (C); Puckett, SB 417 (C))
Social security numbers; public access, exceptions. Adding 15.2-977. (Patron-Sickles, HB 1087 (F))
State employees; cash match plan. Amending  51.1-608. (Patron-Tata, HB 775 (Chapter 29))
State employees; increases health insurance credits for those retired. Amending  51.1-1400. (Patron-Morgan, HB 317 (F); Deeds, SB 260 (C))
State Police Officers’ Retirement System; time frame within which compulsory retirement shall occur. Amending  51.1-205. (Patron-Tata, HB 774 (Chapter 28))
2008 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 12/19/08