Compensation Board; determining staffing and salaries for an attorney for the Commonwealth. (SB1226)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon) with support from 20 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Sally Hudson (D-Charlottesville), Del. Candi King (D-Woodbridge), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), Del. Martha Mugler (D-Hampton, Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun), Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon), Del. Don Scott (D-Portsmouth), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News), Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond), Sen. Suhas Subramanyam (D-Ashburn)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Compensation Board; determining staffing and salaries for an attorney for the Commonwealth. Provides that the Compensation Board shall consider workload totals comprehensively, including the use of diversion programs and specialty dockets, when determining staffing and funding levels for an attorney for the Commonwealth and the office. The provisions of the bill are contingent on funding in a general appropriation act. Read the Bill »


03/01/2021: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102115D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/18/2021Rereferred from Local Government (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2021Rereferred to Judiciary
01/22/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1226)
01/25/2021Reported from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2021Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/02/2021Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendment (14-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2021Read second time
02/04/2021Reading of amendment waived
02/04/2021Committee amendment agreed to
02/04/2021Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1226E
02/04/2021Printed as engrossed 21102115D-E
02/05/2021Read third time and passed Senate (35-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2021Placed on Calendar
02/07/2021Read first time
02/07/2021Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Courts of Justice
02/09/2021Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/10/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1226E)
02/10/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
02/10/2021Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/12/2021Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment(s) (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2021Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/13/2021Assigned App. sub: Compensation & General Government
02/15/2021Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
03/01/2021Left in Appropriations