Fraudulent conveyances; attorney fees. (SB959)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg) with support from co-patron Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Fraudulent conveyances; attorney fees. Provides that attorney fees shall be awarded to a creditor in an action where a gift; deed; conveyance, assignment, or transfer of or charge upon the estate of a debtor; suit commenced or decree, judgment, or execution suffered or obtained; or bond or other writing is declared void. The award of attorney fees shall be paid out of the proceeds of a resulting judicial sale, if any, but shall not affect a prior lien creditor not represented by the attorney. This bill is a recommendation of the Boyd-Graves Conference. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/12/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 090256606
01/12/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2009Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/09/2009Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Passed Senate (39-Y 1-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
02/20/2009Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Read second time
02/25/2009Read third time
02/25/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/25/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2009Enrolled
03/04/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB959ER)
03/05/2009Signed by President
03/06/2009Signed by Speaker
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 593 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0593)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 50 seconds.