SB 854 Virginia Retirement System; benefits for certain local employees.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)

Virginia Retirement System; certain local employees. Allows that a political subdivision may by resolution irrevocably declare that persons employed as firefighters, emergency medical technicians, or law-enforcement officers shall be considered to have 60 months of creditable service as of January 1, 2013, for purposes of the Virginia Retirement System. Current law allows political subdivisions to declare that such employees are not considered persons who became members on or after July 1, 2010, for purposes of the Virginia Retirement System. The bill also declares that if the political subdivision adopts such a resolution, those employees shall not be eligible to participate in the new hybrid retirement program.

Full text:
01/02/13  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101184D  pdf | impact statement
02/20/13  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB854ER)  pdf
03/16/13  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0456)  pdf

Status:
01/02/13  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101184D
01/02/13  Senate: Referred to Committee on Finance
01/22/13  Senate: Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N)
01/23/13  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/24/13  Senate: Read second time and engrossed
01/25/13  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
01/25/13  Senate: Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
01/25/13  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/13  House: Placed on Calendar
02/02/13  House: Read first time
02/02/13  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/04/13  House: Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
02/11/13  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/13/13  House: Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N)
02/14/13  House: Read second time
02/15/13  House: Read third time
02/15/13  House: Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/15/13  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/20/13  Senate: Enrolled
02/20/13  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB854ER)
02/20/13  House: Signed by Speaker
02/21/13  Senate: Signed by President
03/16/13  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 456 (effective 7/1/13)
03/16/13  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0456)