Bail bondsmen; regulation. (HB2437)

Introduced By

Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Regulation of bail bondsmen.  Prohibits a bail bondsman from charging less than 10 percent or more than 15 percent the amount of the bond for a bail bond premium. The bill also prohibits the financing of a bail bond premium without a written agreement and prohibits surrender of the person who is subject to the bail bond solely for failure to perform obligations pursuant to that agreement. Amends § 9.1-185.8, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/19/2011Presented and ordered printed 11104290D
01/19/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2011Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/21/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
01/21/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2437)
01/31/2011Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2011Read first time
02/03/2011Read second time
02/03/2011Committee amendment agreed to
02/03/2011Engrossed by House as amended HB2437E
02/03/2011Printed as engrossed 11104290D-E
02/04/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/04/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2011Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/14/2011Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2011Read third time
02/16/2011Reading of amendments waived
02/16/2011Committee amendment #1 agreed to
02/16/2011Committee amendment #2 rejected
02/16/2011Reading of amendment waived
02/16/2011Amendment by Senator Reynolds agreed to
02/16/2011Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/16/2011Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2011Placed on Calendar
02/18/2011Senate amendments agreed to by House (92-Y 1-N)
02/18/2011VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2011Enrolled
02/24/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2437ER)
02/24/2011Signed by Speaker
02/24/2011Signed by President
02/26/2011Signed by President
03/10/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2437ER)
03/26/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 623 (effective 7/1/11)
03/26/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0623)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.

Comments

chris rollins writes:

this bill will stop the under handed tactics that have caused our business, to look like the people we bail out.

Gladiator Bail Bonds Virginia writes:

It's to bad the entire original bill as it was written got edited down to it's current status