Judgments; establishes procedure for satisfaction thereof in general district court. (HB2144)

Introduced By

Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

General district court judgments; satisfaction. Establishes a procedure for the satisfaction of judgments in general district court when the judgment creditor cannot be located. The bill provides that a judgment debtor wishing to discharge a judgment pursuant to the provisions of 8.01-456 when the creditor cannot be located, may docket the general district court judgment in the circuit court having jurisdiction in the same geographic area as the general district court. An Attorney General's Opinion (May 16, 2006) stated that 8.01-456 applied only to circuit courts. This bill is a recommendation of the Committee on District Courts. Read the Bill »

Status

03/19/2007: signed by governor

History

DateAction
01/09/2007Committee
01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 070722160
01/09/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2007Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
01/30/2007Read first time
01/31/2007Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/01/2007Communicated to Senate
02/02/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/13/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2007Read third time
02/14/2007Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2007Enrolled
02/21/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2144ER)
02/21/2007Signed by Speaker
02/22/2007Signed by President
03/19/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 468 (effective 7/1/07)
03/27/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0468)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB922.