2007 Regular Session


File Code: State Pensions and Retirement Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 543
Sponsored By:
Delegates Branch, Anderson, Benson, Burns, Cane, Davis, Gaines, Glenn, Griffith, Harrison, Holmes, Howard, Jones, Kirk, Levi, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Proctor, Rice, Stukes, Tarrant, Taylor, F. Turner, Vaughn, and Walker
2007 Darfur Protection Act - Divestiture from the Republic of Sudan


Requiring the Board of Trustees of the State Retirement and Pension System to review specified investment holdings; requiring the Board of Trustees to encourage companies to take specified actions; authorizing the Board of Trustees to take divestment action with regard to specified investments; requiring the Board of Trustees to take specified issues into account prior to taking specified actions; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Re-referred Appropriations
Hearing 3/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable Report by Appropriations
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (138-0)
Passed Enrolled
Senate Action
First Reading Budget and Taxation
Favorable Report by Budget and Taxation
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Floor Amendment (Senator Kramer) Adopted
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (47-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 40

Sponsored by:

Delegate Talmadge Branch, District 45
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Dereck E. Davis, District 25
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Cheryl Glenn, District 45
Delegate Melony G. Griffith, District 25
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Ruth M. Kirk, District 44
Delegate Gerron Levi, District 23A
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Melvin Stukes, District 44
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Federal Government
Human Rights
International Affairs -see also- Foreign Trade
Investments -see also- Securities
Retirement Systems -see also- Mandatory Retirement
State Employees

Bill affects the following Statute:

State Personnel and Pensions
( 21-123.1 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Attorney General Letter (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 513723/01     Offered on: April 2, 2007   at: 5:18 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 22, 2007: Third Reading Passed (136-0)
March 30, 2007: Third Reading Passed (138-0)
March 29, 2007: Third Reading Passed with Amendments (47-0)