Courthouse assessments; localities to raise fee assessed for courthouse construction, etc. (SB855)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Courthouse assessments.  Allows localities to raise the fee assessed for courthouse construction, renovation, or maintenance above the current authorized amount of $2 once every two years beginning July 1, 2012, based upon the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index. The fee is assessed as part of the costs in civil, criminal and traffic cases. Amends § 17.1-281, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/11/2011: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee


01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101696D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/11/2011Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/17/2011Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)