Cash proffers; allows an award of fees, etc., to prevailing party when contesting certain actions. (SB1204)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Cash proffers; court costs.  Allows for an award of fees, expenses, and court costs to any party who prevails when contesting an action in conflict with the provisions of 15.2-2303.1:1. The sunset provision on this legislation is extended from July 1, 2014, to July 1, 2015. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103350D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/18/2011Reported from Local Government with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2011Read second time
01/21/2011Committee amendment agreed to
01/21/2011Reading of amendment waived
01/21/2011Amendment by Senator Obenshain agreed to
01/21/2011Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1204E
01/21/2011Printed as engrossed 11103350D-E
01/24/2011Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/08/2011Assigned CC & T sub: #2
02/10/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
02/11/2011Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendment (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2011Read second time
02/15/2011Passed by for the day
02/16/2011Read third time
02/16/2011Committee amendment agreed to
02/16/2011Engrossed by House as amended
02/16/2011Passed House with amendment (79-Y 18-N)
02/16/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (79-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2011House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1204ER)
02/24/2011Signed by Speaker
02/24/2011Signed by President
03/15/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 173 (effective 7/1/11)
03/15/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0173)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 50 seconds.