Courthouses; localities to assess fee as part of costs in each criminal or traffic case, etc. (SB1387)

Introduced By

Sen. Ken Stolle (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Fees for courthouse construction, renovation, or maintenance. Increases the fee on civil and criminal cases from $2 to $10, to be used for courthouse construction, renovation, or maintenance. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 090800328
01/14/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2009Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/26/2009Rereferred from Courts of Justice (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2009Rereferred to Finance
02/04/2009Reported from Finance with amendments (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Read second time
02/06/2009Reading of amendments waived
02/06/2009Committee amendments agreed to
02/06/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1387E
02/06/2009Printed as engrossed 090800328-E
02/09/2009Read third time and passed Senate (32-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2009Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/18/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/23/2009Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Committee substitute printed 090343328-H1
02/24/2009Read second time
02/25/2009Read third time
02/25/2009Committee substitute agreed to 090343328-H1
02/25/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1387H1
02/25/2009Passed House with substitute (79-Y 20-N)
02/25/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (79-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009House substitute agreed to by Senate (31-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Title replaced 090343328-H1
03/09/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1387ER)
03/09/2009Signed by President
03/10/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1387ER)
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/30/2009Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/07/2009Placed on Calendar
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 854 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (34-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009House concurred in Governor's recommendation (66-Y 31-N)
04/08/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (66-Y 31-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/08/2009Reenrolled bill text (SB1387ER2)
04/08/2009Signed by President as reenrolled
04/08/2009Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 857 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0857)
04/14/2009Reenrolled bill text (SB1387ER2)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.