Debt Collection Recovery Fund; established. (HB2037)

Introduced By

Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), and Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Collection of debt owed the Commonwealth. Establishes the Debt Collection Recovery Fund. The bill also provides that the Division of Debt Collection shall (i) deposit to the Fund all revenues generated by it, less any cost of recovery, from receivables collected on behalf of state agencies and (ii) transfer the remaining funds to the appropriate state agencies on a periodic basis. In addition, the bill provides that final orders of final agency case decisions may be recorded, enforced, and satisfied as orders or decrees of a circuit court upon certification of such orders by the agency head or his designee. Furthermore, each state agency and institution may charge attorney's fees and collection fees on all past due accounts receivable. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 090756806
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/19/2009Assigned GL sub: Professional/Occupational/Adminstrative Process
01/27/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments and referring to Appropriations
01/29/2009Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2009Committee substitute printed 091815560-H1
01/29/2009Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/30/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2037)
01/30/2009Assigned App. sub: Technology Oversight & Government Activities (Landes)
02/03/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/04/2009Reported from Appropriations with substitute (23-Y 0-N)
02/04/2009Reported from Appropriations (23-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Read first time
02/08/2009Passed by for the day
02/09/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2037H1)
02/09/2009Read second time
02/09/2009Committee substitute agreed to 091815560-H1
02/09/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2037H1
02/10/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/10/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/18/2009Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Read third time
02/23/2009Passed by for the day
02/24/2009Committee amendments #'s1-9 agreed to
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Committee amendments #'s 1-9 agreed to
02/24/2009Committee amendment #10 rejected
02/24/2009Reading of amendments waived
02/24/2009Amendments by Senator McEachin agreed to
02/24/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/24/2009Passed Senate with amendments (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Placed on Calendar
02/26/2009Senate amendments agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
02/26/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2037ER)
03/10/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2037ER)
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/12/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2037ER)
03/20/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate reprinted (HB2037ER)
03/30/2009Governor's recommendation received by House
04/07/2009Placed on Calendar
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 796 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009House concurred in Governor's recommendation (99-Y 0-N)
04/08/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/08/2009Reenrolled bill text (HB2037ER2)
04/08/2009Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/08/2009Signed by President as reenrolled
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 797 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0797)
04/14/2009Reenrolled bill text (HB2037ER2)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 4 minutes.