Judgments; establishes procedure for satisfaction thereof in general district court. (SB922)

Introduced By

Sen. Henry Marsh (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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 »


03/15/2007: signed by governor


01/08/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 070723160
01/08/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/30/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/31/2007Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2007Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/01/2007Communicated to House
02/06/2007Placed on Calendar
02/06/2007Read first time
02/06/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2007Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Read second time
02/21/2007Read third time
02/21/2007Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB922ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/15/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 369 (effective 7/1/07)
03/21/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0369)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2144.