Circuit court clerks; collection of fees. (SB1068)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Fees collected by circuit court clerks.  Clarifies that the filing of a counterclaim or any other responsive pleading in annulment, divorce and separate maintenance proceedings is not subject to the $60 fee charged by circuit court clerks. This bill is a recommendation of the Boyd-Graves Conference. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100655D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2011Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/24/2011Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2011Rereferred to Finance
01/28/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1068)
02/01/2011Reported from Finance (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2011Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2011Read third time and passed Senate (36-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2011Placed on Calendar
02/08/2011Read first time
02/08/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/09/2011Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
02/10/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/10/2011Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/11/2011Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2011Committee substitute printed 11105295D-H1
02/11/2011Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/15/2011Assigned App. sub: General Government
02/17/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1068H1)
02/17/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/18/2011Reported from Appropriations (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2011Read second time
02/23/2011Read third time
02/23/2011Committee substitute rejected 11105295D-H1
02/23/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/23/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1068ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/10/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1068ER)
03/26/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 707 (effective 7/1/11)
03/26/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0707)


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