Attorney fees; collection of unpaid fines, etc. (HB1967)

Introduced By

Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Collection of unpaid fines, etc.; attorney fees.  Provides that if the attorney for the Commonwealth is required to institute a proceeding or to contract with a private attorney or collection agency for the collection of delinquent fines, costs, forfeitures, penalties, or restitution imposed in a criminal case, he shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorney fees from the defendant. Read the Bill »

Status

01/31/2011: passed committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2011Committee
01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102178D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2011Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
01/19/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/31/2011Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2011Read first time
02/03/2011Stricken from House calendar