Bad checks; any person making, drawing, or delivering any check in payment of rent, penalty. (HB989)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Nutter (R-Christiansburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Making, drawing, uttering, or delivering a bad check.  Provides that any person making, drawing, uttering, or delivering any check, draft, or order in payment of rent pursuant to a lease agreement under Chapter 13 (Landlord and Tenant) or Chapter 13.2 (Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act) of Title 55 with intent to defraud is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor if the amount is less than $200, and a Class 6 felony if the amount is $200 or more. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101891D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2010Impact statement from VCSC (HB989)
01/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/25/2010Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2010Left in Courts of Justice