Financial institutions; method of obtaining records concerning banking and credit cards. (HB946)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Obtaining records from financial institutions.  Specifically sets out the methods by which information regarding transactions of a customer of a financial institution, domestic or foreign, may by acquired in the course of a law-enforcement investigation, to include: a subpoena issued by a grand jury; a search warrant issued by a magistrate, district court, or circuit court; a court order; or the consent of the customer. Amends § 19.2-10.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


  • 01/13/2010 Committee
  • 01/13/2010 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103706D
  • 01/13/2010 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 01/19/2010 Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
  • 02/01/2010 Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
  • 02/03/2010 Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/03/2010 Committee substitute printed 10104701D-H1
  • 02/08/2010 Read first time
  • 02/09/2010 Read second time
  • 02/09/2010 Committee substitute agreed to 10104701D-H1
  • 02/09/2010 Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB946H1
  • 02/10/2010 Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
  • 02/10/2010 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/11/2010 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/11/2010 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 02/19/2010 Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
  • 02/24/2010 Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/26/2010 Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/01/2010 Read third time
  • 03/01/2010 Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/09/2010 Enrolled
  • 03/09/2010 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB946ER)
  • 03/09/2010 Signed by Speaker
  • 03/11/2010 Signed by President
  • 04/12/2010 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 702 (effective 7/1/10)
  • 04/12/2010 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0702)