Misdemeanor fines; maximum fine is raised each July 1 by amount approximately equal to inflation. (SB397)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Misdemeanor fines.  Provides that the maximum fine for a misdemeanor is raised each July 1, starting July 1, 2011, by an amount approximately equal to the annual rate of inflation for the previous calendar year. Amends § 18.2-11, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/20/2010: Failed to Pass in Committee

History

DateAction
01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101033D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/20/2010Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)