Circuit and district courts; use by Virginia State Bar of additional fees. (SB248)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Additional fees in certain courts; use by Virginia State Bar. Increases the civil action filing fee in circuit and district court to $10. Currently, the fee is $5. The additional $5 would be deposited into the Legal Aid Services Fund. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 081667228
01/08/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2008Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/28/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (10-Y 3-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/28/2008Rereferred to Finance
02/01/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB248)
02/05/2008Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2008Read second time and engrossed
02/08/2008Read third time and passed Senate (30-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Communicated to House
02/13/2008Placed on Calendar
02/13/2008Read first time
02/13/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/29/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (11-Y 10-N)
03/04/2008Read second time
03/05/2008Read third time
03/05/2008Pending question ordered
03/05/2008Passed House (69-Y 27-N)
03/05/2008VOTE: --- PASSAGE (69-Y 27-N)
03/08/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB248ER)
03/08/2008Signed by Speaker
03/11/2008Signed by President
03/12/2008Signed by Speaker
03/12/2008Signed by President
03/27/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 692 (effective 7/1/08)
04/01/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB248ER)