Bail bondsman; must be resident of Commonwealth to be licensed thereas. (SB855)

Introduced By

Sen. Roscoe Reynolds (D-Martinsville) with support from co-patron Del. Ward Armstrong (D-Martinsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Criminal Justice Services; bail bondsmen. Repeals the provision that requires all nonresident transfers and applicants for a bail bondsman license to satisfy all licensing requirements for residents of the Commonwealth. Also eliminated is the reciprocity provision for any individual whose physical place of residence and physical place of business are in a county or city located partly within the Commonwealth and partly within another state. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 070826808
01/08/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2007Committee substitute printed 077793808-S1
01/16/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/17/2007Motion to recommit to committee agreed to
01/17/2007Recommitted to Courts of Justice
01/30/2007Read second time
01/30/2007Reading of substitute waived
01/30/2007Committee substitute agreed to 077793808-S1
01/30/2007Reading of amendment waived
01/30/2007Committee amendment agreed to
01/30/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB855ES1
01/30/2007Printed as engrossed 077793808-ES1
01/31/2007Passed by for the day
02/01/2007Read third time
02/01/2007Passed Senate (38-Y 1-N)
02/01/2007VOTE: (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2007Communicated to House
02/06/2007Placed on Calendar
02/06/2007Read first time
02/06/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB855ES1)
02/20/2007Left in Courts of Justice